Firmagon and Spinal cord compression - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Spinal cord compression is reported only by a few people who take Firmagon.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Firmagon and have Spinal cord compression. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,750 people who have side effects while taking Firmagon 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 Oct, 03, 2022

2,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Firmagon.
Among them, 2 people (0.07%) have Spinal cord compression.


What is Firmagon?

Firmagon has active ingredients of degarelix acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. eHealthMe is studying from 2,766 Firmagon users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Spinal cord compression?

Spinal cord compression is found to be associated with 945 drugs and 551 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Firmagon and Spinal cord compression reports submitted per year:

Could Firmagon cause Spinal cord compression?

Gender of people who have Spinal cord compression when taking Firmagon *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Spinal cord compression when taking Firmagon *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Firmagon *:

  1. Flomax: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Flexeril: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Benadryl: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Spinal cord compression *:

  1. Disease Progression: 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 2 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Firmagon and have Spinal cord compression?

Check whether Spinal cord compression 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.



Related studies

How severe was Spinal cord compression and when was it recovered:

Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of degarelix acetate:

Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Firmagon:

Common Firmagon side effects:

Browse all side effects of Firmagon:

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Spinal cord compression treatments and more:

COVID vaccines that are related to Spinal cord compression:

Common drugs associated with Spinal cord compression:

All the drugs that are associated with Spinal cord compression:

Common conditions associated with Spinal cord compression:

All the conditions that are associated with Spinal cord compression:

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on degarelix acetate (the active ingredients of Firmagon) and Firmagon (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).

WARNING, DISCLAIMER, USE FOR PUBLICATION

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only. Our phase IV clinical studies alone cannot establish cause-effect relationship. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Recent studies on eHealthMe: