Duragesic and Postoperative infection - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Postoperative infection is found among people who take Duragesic, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Duragesic and have Postoperative infection. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66,142 people who have side effects when taking Duragesic 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 Aug, 19, 2022

66,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Duragesic.
Among them, 20 people (0.03%) have Postoperative infection.

What is Duragesic?

Duragesic has active ingredients of fentanyl. eHealthMe is studying from 65,834 Duragesic users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Postoperative infection?

Postoperative infection is found to be associated with 507 drugs and 209 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Duragesic and Postoperative infection reports submitted per year:

Could Duragesic cause Postoperative infection?

Time on Duragesic when people have Postoperative infection *:

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

Gender of people who have Postoperative infection when taking Duragesic *:

  • female: 45 %
  • male: 55 %

Age of people who have Postoperative infection when taking Duragesic *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 46.67 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 13.33 %

Common drugs people take besides Duragesic *:

  1. Neurontin: 10 people, 50.00%
  2. Lorazepam: 8 people, 40.00%
  3. Flexeril: 7 people, 35.00%
  4. Oxycontin: 7 people, 35.00%
  5. Topamax: 7 people, 35.00%
  6. Ambien: 7 people, 35.00%
  7. Vioxx: 7 people, 35.00%
  8. Percocet: 6 people, 30.00%
  9. Clonazepam: 6 people, 30.00%
  10. Lopressor: 6 people, 30.00%

Common side effects people have besides Postoperative infection *:

  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 9 people, 45.00%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 8 people, 40.00%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 7 people, 35.00%
  4. Dizziness: 6 people, 30.00%
  5. Depression: 6 people, 30.00%
  6. Drug Tolerance Increased: 5 people, 25.00%
  7. Fall: 5 people, 25.00%
  8. Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas): 5 people, 25.00%
  9. Confusional State: 5 people, 25.00%
  10. Drug Dependence: 5 people, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 6 people, 30.00%
  2. Depression: 3 people, 15.00%
  3. Post Procedural Pain: 2 people, 10.00%
  4. Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea): 1 person, 5.00%
  5. Seasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season): 1 person, 5.00%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 5.00%
  7. Hepatitis Chronic Active: 1 person, 5.00%
  8. Breakthrough Pain: 1 person, 5.00%
  9. Back Pain: 1 person, 5.00%
  10. Arthritis Reactive (autoimmune condition that develops in response to an infection in another part of the body): 1 person, 5.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Duragesic and have Postoperative infection?

Check whether Postoperative infection 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 fentanyl (the active ingredients of Duragesic) and Duragesic (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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