Ditropan xl and Parkinson's disease - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Parkinson's disease is reported only by a few people who take Ditropan Xl.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ditropan xl and have Parkinson's disease. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,759 people who have side effects while taking Ditropan xl from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Feb, 03, 2023

2,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Ditropan xl.
Among them, 4 people (0.14%) have Parkinson's disease.

What is Ditropan xl?

Ditropan xl has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence. eHealthMe is studying from 2,833 Ditropan xl users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Parkinson's disease?

Parkinson's disease is found to be associated with 2,141 drugs and 1,511 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ditropan xl and Parkinson's disease reports submitted per year:

Could Ditropan xl cause Parkinson's disease?

Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Ditropan xl *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Ditropan xl *:

  • 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 Ditropan xl *:

  1. Aricept: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Zoloft: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Folic Acid: 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Donepezil: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Duopa: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Effexor: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Fentanyl: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Finasteride: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Fluticasone Propionate: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Gabapentin: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Parkinson's disease *:

  1. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Fall: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Gait Disturbance: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Dysphoria (generalized dissatisfaction with life): 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Emotional Distress: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Feeling Hot: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Frustration (a form of poorly expressed anger): 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Bladder Disorder: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Stable Angina (a constant chest pain): 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Prostatic Disorder: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 25.00%
  9. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ditropan xl and have Parkinson's disease?

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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 oxybutynin chloride (the active ingredients of Ditropan xl) and Ditropan xl (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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