Depo-medrol and Mastoid disorder - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Mastoid disorder is found among people who take Depo-medrol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Depo-medrol and have Mastoid disorder. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,244 people who have side effects when taking Depo-medrol 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, 24, 2023

5,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol.
Among them, 6 people (0.11%) have Mastoid disorder.

What is Depo-medrol?

Depo-medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone acetate. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 5,329 Depo-medrol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Mastoid disorder?

Mastoid disorder (disease of mastoid bone of ear) is found to be associated with 200 drugs and 89 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Depo-medrol and Mastoid disorder reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-medrol cause Mastoid disorder?

Gender of people who have Mastoid disorder when taking Depo-medrol *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Mastoid disorder when taking Depo-medrol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 80 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Depo-medrol *:

  1. Zometa: 5 people, 83.33%
  2. Lupron: 5 people, 83.33%
  3. Methocarbamol: 5 people, 83.33%
  4. Lipitor: 5 people, 83.33%
  5. Fish Oil: 5 people, 83.33%
  6. Femara: 5 people, 83.33%
  7. Ethyol: 5 people, 83.33%
  8. Dexamethasone: 5 people, 83.33%
  9. Paxil: 5 people, 83.33%
  10. Pepcid: 5 people, 83.33%

Common side effects people have besides Mastoid disorder *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Joint Injury: 6 people, 100.00%
  4. Joint Pain: 5 people, 83.33%
  5. Hiatal Hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm): 5 people, 83.33%
  6. Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat): 5 people, 83.33%
  7. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 5 people, 83.33%
  8. Indigestion: 5 people, 83.33%
  9. Injury: 5 people, 83.33%
  10. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 5 people, 83.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 5 people, 83.33%
  2. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 16.67%
  3. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves): 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Joint Injury: 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Hiv Infection: 1 person, 16.67%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 1 person, 16.67%
  9. Depression: 1 person, 16.67%
  10. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 1 person, 16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Depo-medrol and have Mastoid disorder?

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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 methylprednisolone acetate (the active ingredients of Depo-medrol) and Depo-medrol (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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