Emsam and Visual acuity reduced - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Visual acuity reduced is reported only by a few people who take Emsam.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Emsam and have Visual acuity reduced. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,591 people who have side effects while taking Emsam 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 Mar, 20, 2023

1,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Emsam.
Among them, 2 people (0.13%) have Visual acuity reduced.

What is Emsam?

Emsam has active ingredients of selegiline. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 1,815 Emsam users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Visual acuity reduced?

Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision) is found to be associated with 2,421 drugs and 1,852 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Emsam and Visual acuity reduced reports submitted per year:

Could Emsam cause Visual acuity reduced?

Gender of people who have Visual acuity reduced when taking Emsam *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Emsam *:

  1. Zetia: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Synthroid: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Motrin: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Geodon: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Visual acuity reduced *:

  1. Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow)): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Pruritus Generalised (generalized itching): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Generalised Erythema (redness of the skin all over the body): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Fear: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Diplopia (double vision): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Emsam and have Visual acuity reduced?

Check whether Visual acuity reduced 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 selegiline (the active ingredients of Emsam) and Emsam (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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