Elidel and Weight control - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Weight control is found among people who take Elidel, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Elidel and have Weight control. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,352 people who have side effects when taking Elidel 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, 30, 2022

4,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Elidel.
Among them, 31 people (0.71%) have Weight control.

What is Elidel?

Elidel has active ingredients of pimecrolimus. It is often used in eczema. eHealthMe is studying from 4,405 Elidel users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Weight control?

Weight control is found to be associated with 2,684 drugs and 2,193 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Elidel and Weight control reports submitted per year:

Could Elidel cause Weight control?

Gender of people who have Weight control when taking Elidel *:

  • female: 70.97 %
  • male: 29.03 %

Age of people who have Weight control when taking Elidel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 19.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 51.61 %
  • 40-49: 29.03 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Elidel *:

  1. Claritin: 23 people, 74.19%
  2. Albuterol: 22 people, 70.97%
  3. Atarax: 22 people, 70.97%
  4. Flonase: 18 people, 58.06%
  5. Fluconazole: 18 people, 58.06%
  6. Zyrtec: 16 people, 51.61%
  7. Prilosec: 16 people, 51.61%
  8. Protopic: 16 people, 51.61%
  9. Medrol: 16 people, 51.61%
  10. Rocephin: 16 people, 51.61%

Common side effects people have besides Weight control *:

  1. Joint Pain: 26 people, 83.87%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 25 people, 80.65%
  3. Blood Glucose Increased: 25 people, 80.65%
  4. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 25 people, 80.65%
  5. Rashes (redness): 24 people, 77.42%
  6. Itching: 24 people, 77.42%
  7. Depression: 24 people, 77.42%
  8. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 21 people, 67.74%
  9. Joint Range Of Motion Decreased (disease of joint movement): 21 people, 67.74%
  10. Joint Swelling: 21 people, 67.74%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it): 6 people, 19.35%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Elidel and have Weight control?

Check whether Weight control 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 pimecrolimus (the active ingredients of Elidel) and Elidel (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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