Diastat and Akathisia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Akathisia is reported only by a few people who take Diastat.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Diastat and have Akathisia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,514 people who have side effects while taking Diastat from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jun, 30, 2022

1,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Diastat.
Among them, 2 people (0.13%) have Akathisia.


What is Diastat?

Diastat has active ingredients of diazepam. eHealthMe is studying from 1,524 Diastat users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Akathisia?

Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) is found to be associated with 1,149 drugs and 728 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Diastat and Akathisia reports submitted per year:

Could Diastat cause Akathisia?

Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Diastat *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Diastat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 100 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Diastat *:

  1. Zonegran: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Vimpat: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Topamax: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Sabril: 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Pulmozyme: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Miralax: 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Lorazepam: 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Keppra: 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Valproic Acid: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Scopolamine: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Akathisia *:

  1. Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Eye Movement Disorder: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Pneumonia: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Movement Disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement): 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Diastat and have Akathisia?

Check whether Akathisia 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 diazepam (the active ingredients of Diastat) and Diastat (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+ peer-reviewed 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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