Digoxin and Arthropod bite - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Arthropod bite is found among people who take Digoxin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Digoxin and have Arthropod bite. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 87,772 people who have side effects when taking Digoxin 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 Sep, 24, 2022

87,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin.
Among them, 29 people (0.03%) have Arthropod bite.


What is Digoxin?

Digoxin has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. eHealthMe is studying from 89,186 Digoxin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Arthropod bite?

Arthropod bite is found to be associated with 1,173 drugs and 613 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Digoxin and Arthropod bite reports submitted per year:

Could Digoxin cause Arthropod bite?

Time on Digoxin when people have Arthropod bite *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arthropod bite when taking Digoxin *:

  • female: 55.17 %
  • male: 44.83 %

Age of people who have Arthropod bite when taking Digoxin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 68 %

Common drugs people take besides Digoxin *:

  1. Lasix: 9 people, 31.03%
  2. Coumadin: 9 people, 31.03%
  3. Lisinopril: 7 people, 24.14%
  4. Mucinex: 5 people, 17.24%
  5. Zocor: 5 people, 17.24%
  6. Albuterol: 5 people, 17.24%
  7. Coreg: 5 people, 17.24%
  8. Benadryl: 4 people, 13.79%
  9. Premarin: 4 people, 13.79%
  10. Naprosyn: 4 people, 13.79%

Common side effects people have besides Arthropod bite *:

  1. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 9 people, 31.03%
  2. Joint Pain: 8 people, 27.59%
  3. Weakness: 7 people, 24.14%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 7 people, 24.14%
  5. Pneumonia: 6 people, 20.69%
  6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 6 people, 20.69%
  7. Injury: 6 people, 20.69%
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 6 people, 20.69%
  9. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 6 people, 20.69%
  10. Bundle Branch Block Left (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the left ventricle): 5 people, 17.24%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 13.79%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 3 people, 10.34%
  3. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 3 people, 10.34%
  4. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 3 people, 10.34%
  5. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 2 people, 6.90%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 6.90%
  7. Hypersensitivity: 2 people, 6.90%
  8. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 2 people, 6.90%
  9. Migraine (headache): 2 people, 6.90%
  10. Osteoporosis Post-Menopausal (weak bone with possibility to break after stopped menstrual cycles): 2 people, 6.90%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Digoxin and have Arthropod bite?

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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 digoxin (the active ingredients of Digoxin) and Digoxin (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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