Colchicine and Chills - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Chills is found among people who take Colchicine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Colchicine and have Chills. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,670 people who have side effects when taking Colchicine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 01, 2022

16,670 people reported to have side effects when taking Colchicine.
Among them, 258 people (1.55%) have Chills.

What is Colchicine?

Colchicine has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. eHealthMe is studying from 16,874 Colchicine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Chills?

Chills (felling of cold) is found to be associated with 3,576 drugs and 3,342 conditions by eHealthMe.

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Could Colchicine cause Chills?

Time on Colchicine when people have Chills *:

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Gender of people who have Chills when taking Colchicine*:

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Age of people who have Chills when taking Colchicine *:

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Common drugs people take besides Colchicine *:

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Common side effects people have besides Chills *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Colchicine and have Chills?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on colchicine (the active ingredients of Colchicine) and Colchicine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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