Ezetimibe and Ischaemic stroke - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Ischaemic stroke is found among people who take Ezetimibe, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ezetimibe and have Ischaemic stroke. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,244 people who have side effects when taking Ezetimibe 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 Dec, 07, 2022

20,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Ezetimibe.
Among them, 42 people (0.21%) have Ischaemic stroke.


What is Ezetimibe?

Ezetimibe has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 20,644 Ezetimibe users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Ischaemic stroke?

Ischaemic stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain) is found to be associated with 1,452 drugs and 995 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ezetimibe and Ischaemic stroke reports submitted per year:

Could Ezetimibe cause Ischaemic stroke?

Gender of people who have Ischaemic stroke when taking Ezetimibe *:

  • female: 45.24 %
  • male: 54.76 %

Age of people who have Ischaemic stroke when taking Ezetimibe *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.88 %
  • 50-59: 14.63 %
  • 60+: 80.49 %

Common drugs people take besides Ezetimibe *:

  1. Furosemide: 7 people, 16.67%
  2. Eliquis: 6 people, 14.29%
  3. Isosorbide Mononitrate: 5 people, 11.90%
  4. Lansoprazole: 5 people, 11.90%
  5. Felodipine: 5 people, 11.90%
  6. Revlimid: 5 people, 11.90%
  7. Velcade: 4 people, 9.52%
  8. Metformin: 4 people, 9.52%
  9. Bactrim: 3 people, 7.14%
  10. Lovenox: 3 people, 7.14%

Common side effects people have besides Ischaemic stroke *:

  1. Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 6 people, 14.29%
  2. Heart Attack: 6 people, 14.29%
  3. Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable): 4 people, 9.52%
  4. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 3 people, 7.14%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 3 people, 7.14%
  6. Weakness: 2 people, 4.76%
  7. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 2 people, 4.76%
  8. Coronary Heart Disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 2 people, 4.76%
  9. Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (cholesterol increased in blood): 2 people, 4.76%
  10. Pain: 2 people, 4.76%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. 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): 9 people, 21.43%
  2. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 7 people, 16.67%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 5 people, 11.90%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 11.90%
  5. Dyslipidaemia (abnormal amount of lipids): 4 people, 9.52%
  6. Diabetes: 3 people, 7.14%
  7. Type 2 Diabetes: 2 people, 4.76%
  8. Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss): 2 people, 4.76%
  9. Constipation: 1 person, 2.38%
  10. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 1 person, 2.38%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ezetimibe and have Ischaemic stroke?

Check whether Ischaemic stroke 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 ezetimibe (the active ingredients of Ezetimibe) and Ezetimibe (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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