Fluorouracil and Diarrhea - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 91,426 people who have side effects when taking Fluorouracil. Diarrhea is found, especially among people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Oxaliplatin and have Colon cancer.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Fluorouracil and have Diarrhea. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may 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 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
91,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluorouracil.
Among them, 8,554 people (9.36%) have Diarrhea.
What is Fluorouracil?
Fluorouracil has active ingredients of fluorouracil. It is used in colon cancer metastatic. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 91,572 Fluorouracil users.
What is Diarrhea?
Diarrhea is found to be associated with 4,786 drugs and 5,610 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 706,553 people who have Diarrhea.
Number of Fluorouracil and Diarrhea reports submitted per year:
Time on Fluorouracil when people have Diarrhea *:
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fluorouracil*:
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Fluorouracil *:
Common drugs people take besides Fluorouracil *:
Common side effects people have besides Diarrhea *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Fluorouracil and have Diarrhea?Check whether Diarrhea 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.
Fluorouracil side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Fluorouracil side effects (91,572 reports)
Diarrhea treatments and more:
- Diarrhea (706,553 reports)
Common drugs associated with Diarrhea:
- Prednisone: 37,703 reports
- Aspirin: 32,034 reports
- Metformin: 28,112 reports
- Humira: 27,396 reports
- Revlimid: 27,180 reports
- Otezla: 25,289 reports
- Omeprazole: 22,759 reports
- Methotrexate: 22,500 reports
- Pantoprazole: 19,121 reports
- Vitamin d: 19,031 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Diarrhea:
- Diarrhea (4,786 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Diarrhea:
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 30,768 reports
- Multiple myeloma: 27,552 reports
- High blood pressure: 26,538 reports
- Multiple sclerosis: 23,487 reports
- Crohn's disease: 23,353 reports
- Psoriasis: 21,876 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Diarrhea:
- Diarrhea (5,610 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on fluorouracil (the active ingredients of Fluorouracil) and Fluorouracil (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 700+ 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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