Didanosine and Hemiparesis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Hemiparesis is found among people who take Didanosine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Didanosine and have Hemiparesis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,229 people who have side effects when taking Didanosine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Jan, 27, 2023

7,229 people reported to have side effects when taking Didanosine.
Among them, 15 people (0.21%) have Hemiparesis.

What is Didanosine?

Didanosine has active ingredients of didanosine. It is often used in hiv infection. eHealthMe is studying from 7,238 Didanosine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hemiparesis?

Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body) is found to be associated with 1,982 drugs and 1,398 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Didanosine and Hemiparesis reports submitted per year:

Could Didanosine cause Hemiparesis?

Time on Didanosine when people have Hemiparesis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hemiparesis when taking Didanosine *:

  • female: 46.67 %
  • male: 53.33 %

Age of people who have Hemiparesis when taking Didanosine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 30.77 %
  • 40-49: 46.15 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Didanosine *:

  1. Lamivudine: 10 people, 66.67%
  2. Crixivan: 4 people, 26.67%
  3. Bactrim: 3 people, 20.00%
  4. Prednisone: 3 people, 20.00%
  5. Kaletra: 3 people, 20.00%
  6. Nevirapine: 3 people, 20.00%
  7. Efavirenz: 2 people, 13.33%
  8. Phenytoin: 2 people, 13.33%
  9. Zidovudine: 2 people, 13.33%
  10. Theophylline: 2 people, 13.33%

Common side effects people have besides Hemiparesis *:

  1. Speech Impairment (Adult) (inability to speak (adult)): 7 people, 46.67%
  2. Cerebellar Syndrome (impaired blood circulation to cerebellum due to lesion in artery): 5 people, 33.33%
  3. Fever: 5 people, 33.33%
  4. Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (immune recovery syndrome): 4 people, 26.67%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 26.67%
  6. Diarrhea: 4 people, 26.67%
  7. Nausea And Vomiting: 4 people, 26.67%
  8. Haemoglobin Decreased: 4 people, 26.67%
  9. Decreased Vibratory Sense: 3 people, 20.00%
  10. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 3 people, 20.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 1 person, 6.67%
  2. Partial Seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset): 1 person, 6.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Didanosine and have Hemiparesis?

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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 didanosine (the active ingredients of Didanosine) and Didanosine (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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