Etodolac and Head injury - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Head injury is found among people who take Etodolac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Etodolac and have Head injury. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,282 people who have side effects when taking Etodolac 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 May, 28, 2023

8,282 people reported to have side effects when taking Etodolac.
Among them, 84 people (1.01%) have Head injury.

What is Etodolac?

Etodolac has active ingredients of etodolac. It is often used in arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 8,728 Etodolac users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Head injury?

Head injury is found to be associated with 3,803 drugs and 3,155 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Etodolac and Head injury reports submitted per year:

Could Etodolac cause Head injury?

Time on Etodolac when people have Head injury *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Head injury when taking Etodolac *:

  • female: 77.33 %
  • male: 22.67 %

Age of people who have Head injury when taking Etodolac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 1.75 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 17.54 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Common drugs people take besides Etodolac *:

  1. Seroquel: 16 people, 19.05%
  2. Vitamin D3: 13 people, 15.48%
  3. Ambien: 11 people, 13.10%
  4. Lipitor: 11 people, 13.10%
  5. Metoclopramide: 11 people, 13.10%
  6. Flexeril: 11 people, 13.10%
  7. Symbicort: 11 people, 13.10%
  8. Calcium: 10 people, 11.90%
  9. Levaquin: 10 people, 11.90%
  10. Miralax: 10 people, 11.90%

Common side effects people have besides Head injury *:

  1. Fall: 29 people, 34.52%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 22 people, 26.19%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 20 people, 23.81%
  4. Joint Pain: 19 people, 22.62%
  5. Back Pain: 16 people, 19.05%
  6. Dizziness: 16 people, 19.05%
  7. Musculoskeletal Chest Pain (pain in chest muscle or nerve or bones): 16 people, 19.05%
  8. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 15 people, 17.86%
  9. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 13 people, 15.48%
  10. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 13 people, 15.48%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Depression: 10 people, 11.90%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 9 people, 10.71%
  3. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 7 people, 8.33%
  4. Joint Pain: 7 people, 8.33%
  5. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 6 people, 7.14%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 7.14%
  7. Primary Myelofibrosis (primary disorder of the bone marrow): 6 people, 7.14%
  8. Bone Pain: 6 people, 7.14%
  9. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 5 people, 5.95%
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 5 people, 5.95%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Etodolac and have Head injury?

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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 etodolac (the active ingredients of Etodolac) and Etodolac (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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