Diastat and Winter itch - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Winter itch is found among people who take Diastat, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Diastat and have Winter itch. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,781 people who have side effects when taking Diastat 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 Dec, 08, 2022

1,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Diastat.
Among them, 9 people (0.51%) have Winter itch.

What is Diastat?

Diastat has active ingredients of diazepam. eHealthMe is studying from 1,791 Diastat users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Winter itch?

Winter itch is found to be associated with 2,854 drugs and 2,273 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Diastat and Winter itch reports submitted per year:

Could Diastat cause Winter itch?

Gender of people who have Winter itch when taking Diastat *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Winter itch when taking Diastat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 100 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 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. Afinitor: 7 people, 77.78%
  2. Rapamune: 7 people, 77.78%
  3. Keppra: 7 people, 77.78%
  4. Vimpat: 6 people, 66.67%
  5. Metoclopramide: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Bactroban: 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Benadryl: 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Catapres: 1 person, 11.11%
  9. Diacomit: 1 person, 11.11%
  10. Elidel: 1 person, 11.11%

Common side effects people have besides Winter itch *:

  1. Rashes (redness): 7 people, 77.78%
  2. Scab (a hard coating on the skin formed during the wound healing): 6 people, 66.67%
  3. Staring (a prolonged gaze or fixed look): 6 people, 66.67%
  4. Infantile Spasms: 6 people, 66.67%
  5. Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease: 6 people, 66.67%
  6. Folliculitis (infection of hair root): 6 people, 66.67%
  7. Fever: 6 people, 66.67%
  8. Rash Pruritic (redness with itching): 6 people, 66.67%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6 people, 66.67%
  10. Scratch: 6 people, 66.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Astrocytoma, Low Grade (low grade tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells): 3 people, 33.33%
  2. Astrocytoma (tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells): 3 people, 33.33%
  3. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 1 person, 11.11%
  4. Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorder (loss of function in an endocrine gland due to failure of the pituitary gland to secrete hormones which stimulate that gland's function): 1 person, 11.11%
  5. Diabetic Gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes): 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Brain Neoplasm Benign (non-cancerous tumour of brain): 1 person, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Diastat and have Winter itch?

Check whether Winter itch 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+ 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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