Dilacor xr and Dupuytren's contracture - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dupuytren's contracture is reported only by a few people who take Dilacor Xr.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Dilacor xr and have Dupuytren's contracture. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 835 people who have side effects while taking Dilacor xr from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 17, 2022

835 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilacor xr.
Among them, 1 person (0.12%) has Dupuytren's contracture.

What is Dilacor xr?

Dilacor xr has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 857 Dilacor xr users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dupuytren's contracture?

Dupuytren's contracture (thickening of the fibrous tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers) is found to be associated with 445 drugs and 208 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Dilacor xr and Dupuytren's contracture reports submitted per year:

Could Dilacor xr cause Dupuytren's contracture?

Gender of people who have Dupuytren's contracture when taking Dilacor xr *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Dupuytren's contracture when taking Dilacor xr *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Dilacor xr *:

  1. Zestril: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Kayexalate: 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Magnevist: 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Lovastatin: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Lopressor: 1 person, 100.00%
  6. Lisinopril: 1 person, 100.00%
  7. Lidex: 1 person, 100.00%
  8. Lasix: 1 person, 100.00%
  9. Keflex: 1 person, 100.00%
  10. Hytrin: 1 person, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Dupuytren's contracture *:

  1. Weakness: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Skin Wrinkling (wrinkle on skin): 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Fibrosis (formation of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ or tissue): 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Ischaemic Ulcer (arterial ulcer): 1 person, 100.00%
  6. Joint Contracture (a permanent shortening of a muscle or joint): 1 person, 100.00%
  7. Joint Range Of Motion Decreased (disease of joint movement): 1 person, 100.00%
  8. Joint Swelling: 1 person, 100.00%
  9. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 1 person, 100.00%
  10. Mobility Decreased (ability to move is reduced): 1 person, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rash Pruritic (redness with itching): 1 person, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Dilacor xr and have Dupuytren's contracture?

Check whether Dupuytren's contracture 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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  • Ra: 104 reports

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on diltiazem hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Dilacor xr) and Dilacor xr (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?

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