Evista and Iron deficiency anaemia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Iron deficiency anaemia is found among people who take Evista, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Evista and have Iron deficiency anaemia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,183 people who have side effects when taking Evista 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 Nov, 30, 2022

25,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Evista.
Among them, 52 people (0.21%) have Iron deficiency anaemia.

What is Evista?

Evista has active ingredients of raloxifene hydrochloride. It is often used in osteoporosis. eHealthMe is studying from 25,627 Evista users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Iron deficiency anaemia?

Iron deficiency anaemia is found to be associated with 1,797 drugs and 1,066 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Evista and Iron deficiency anaemia reports submitted per year:

Could Evista cause Iron deficiency anaemia?

Time on Evista when people have Iron deficiency anaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Iron deficiency anaemia when taking Evista *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Iron deficiency anaemia when taking Evista *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 15.22 %
  • 60+: 84.78 %

Common drugs people take besides Evista *:

  1. Fosamax: 33 people, 63.46%
  2. Vitamins: 19 people, 36.54%
  3. Zantac: 12 people, 23.08%
  4. Alendronate Sodium: 11 people, 21.15%
  5. Omega-3 Marine Triglycerides: 9 people, 17.31%
  6. Lovaza: 8 people, 15.38%
  7. Actonel: 8 people, 15.38%
  8. Nexium: 6 people, 11.54%
  9. Folic Acid: 6 people, 11.54%
  10. Hydrochlorothiazide: 5 people, 9.62%

Common side effects people have besides Iron deficiency anaemia *:

  1. Femur Fracture: 30 people, 57.69%
  2. Fall: 27 people, 51.92%
  3. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 23 people, 44.23%
  4. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 20 people, 38.46%
  5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 20 people, 38.46%
  6. Wax Blockage: 19 people, 36.54%
  7. Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone): 19 people, 36.54%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 19 people, 36.54%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 18 people, 34.62%
  10. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 17 people, 32.69%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 14 people, 26.92%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 11.54%
  3. Hypersensitivity: 4 people, 7.69%
  4. Depression: 3 people, 5.77%
  5. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 3 people, 5.77%
  6. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 5.77%
  7. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 3 people, 5.77%
  8. Diabetes: 2 people, 3.85%
  9. Dizziness: 2 people, 3.85%
  10. Enterocolitis (inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon): 2 people, 3.85%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Evista and have Iron deficiency anaemia?

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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 raloxifene hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Evista) and Evista (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?

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