Desoxyn and Zits - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Zits is found among people who take Desoxyn, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Desoxyn and have Zits. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 813 people who have side effects when taking Desoxyn 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 Aug, 18, 2022

813 people reported to have side effects when taking Desoxyn.
Among them, 12 people (1.48%) have Zits.

What is Desoxyn?

Desoxyn has active ingredients of methamphetamine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. eHealthMe is studying from 834 Desoxyn users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Zits?

Zits (pimple/small skin inflammations or lesions/acne) is found to be associated with 2,668 drugs and 2,138 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Desoxyn and Zits reports submitted per year:

Could Desoxyn cause Zits?

Gender of people who have Zits when taking Desoxyn *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Zits when taking Desoxyn *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 9.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 90.91 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Desoxyn *:

  1. Zometa: 10 people, 83.33%
  2. Nexium: 10 people, 83.33%
  3. Levofloxacin: 10 people, 83.33%
  4. Lac-Hydrin: 10 people, 83.33%
  5. Gabapentin: 10 people, 83.33%
  6. Fluorouracil: 10 people, 83.33%
  7. Femara: 10 people, 83.33%
  8. Faslodex: 10 people, 83.33%
  9. Emla: 10 people, 83.33%
  10. Duragesic-100: 10 people, 83.33%

Common side effects people have besides Zits *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 11 people, 91.67%
  2. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 11 people, 91.67%
  3. Arthropathy: 11 people, 91.67%
  4. Weight Increased: 10 people, 83.33%
  5. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 10 people, 83.33%
  6. Fall: 10 people, 83.33%
  7. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 10 people, 83.33%
  8. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 10 people, 83.33%
  9. Fractured Sacrum: 10 people, 83.33%
  10. Gastric Polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane): 10 people, 83.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 10 people, 83.33%
  2. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 1 person, 8.33%
  3. Cluster Headache (one-sided head pain with tearing): 1 person, 8.33%
  4. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 1 person, 8.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Desoxyn and have Zits?

Check whether Zits 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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Common conditions associated with Zits:

All the conditions that are associated with Zits:

  • Zits (2,138 conditions)

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on methamphetamine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Desoxyn) and Desoxyn (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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