Epipen and Keloids - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Keloids is found among people who take Epipen, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Epipen and have Keloids. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,390 people who have side effects when taking Epipen 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 Mar, 09, 2023

20,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Epipen.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Keloids.

What is Epipen?

Epipen has active ingredients of epinephrine. It is often used in anaphylaxis. eHealthMe is studying from 20,459 Epipen users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Keloids?

Keloids (overgrown scars left from skin injuries) is found to be associated with 629 drugs and 446 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Epipen and Keloids reports submitted per year:

Could Epipen cause Keloids?

Time on Epipen when people have Keloids *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Keloids when taking Epipen *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Keloids when taking Epipen *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Epipen *:

  1. Xolair: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Vitamin D3: 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Ventolin Hfa: 3 people, 50.00%
  4. Singulair: 3 people, 50.00%
  5. Ritalin: 3 people, 50.00%
  6. Prozac: 3 people, 50.00%
  7. Patanol: 3 people, 50.00%
  8. Nasonex: 3 people, 50.00%
  9. Buspirone Hcl: 3 people, 50.00%
  10. Acular: 3 people, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Keloids *:

  1. Weakness: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Abdominal Pain: 3 people, 50.00%
  4. Asthma: 3 people, 50.00%
  5. Change Of Bowel Habit: 3 people, 50.00%
  6. Diarrhea: 3 people, 50.00%
  7. Dry Skin: 3 people, 50.00%
  8. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus): 3 people, 50.00%
  9. Immune System Disorder: 3 people, 50.00%
  10. Joint Pain: 3 people, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Asthma: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Epipen and have Keloids?

Check whether Keloids 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 epinephrine (the active ingredients of Epipen) and Epipen (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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