Cosentyx and Scleritis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Scleritis is found among people who take Cosentyx, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Cosentyx and have Scleritis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141,444 people who have side effects when taking Cosentyx 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 Jan, 28, 2023

141,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Cosentyx.
Among them, 13 people (0.01%) have Scleritis.

What is Cosentyx?

Cosentyx has active ingredients of secukinumab. It is often used in psoriatic arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 141,632 Cosentyx users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Scleritis?

Scleritis (inflammation of sclera) is found to be associated with 568 drugs and 307 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Cosentyx and Scleritis reports submitted per year:

Could Cosentyx cause Scleritis?

Time on Cosentyx when people have Scleritis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Scleritis when taking Cosentyx *:

  • female: 72.73 %
  • male: 27.27 %

Age of people who have Scleritis when taking Cosentyx *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common side effects people have besides Scleritis *:

  1. Drug Ineffective: 5 people, 38.46%
  2. Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea): 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Eye Inflammation: 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Eye Pain: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Inflammation: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye): 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light): 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 7.69%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 5 people, 38.46%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 2 people, 15.38%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Cosentyx and have Scleritis?

Check whether Scleritis is associated with a drug or a condition

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 secukinumab (the active ingredients of Cosentyx) and Cosentyx (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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