Fluorouracil and Fatigue - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 91,426 people who have side effects when taking Fluorouracil. Fatigue is found, especially among people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Avastin and have Colorectal cancer metastatic.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Fluorouracil and have Fatigue. 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, 4,159 people (4.55%) have Fatigue.
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 Fatigue?
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) is found to be associated with 5,253 drugs and 6,221 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 905,105 people who have Fatigue.
Number of Fluorouracil and Fatigue reports submitted per year:
Time on Fluorouracil when people have Fatigue *:
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Fluorouracil*:
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Fluorouracil *:
Common drugs people take besides Fluorouracil *:
Common side effects people have besides Fatigue *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Fluorouracil and have Fatigue?Check whether Fatigue 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 publications that referenced our studies
- Peel MM, Cooke M, Lewis-Peel HJ, Lea RA, Moyle W, "A randomized controlled trial of coenzyme Q 10 for fatigue in the late-onset sequelae of poliomyelitis", Complementary therapies in medicine, 2015 Dec .
Fluorouracil side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Fluorouracil side effects (91,572 reports)
Fatigue treatments and more:
- Fatigue (905,105 reports)
Common drugs associated with Fatigue:
- Prednisone: 54,238 reports
- Humira: 44,052 reports
- Methotrexate: 42,271 reports
- Aspirin: 41,687 reports
- Enbrel: 32,387 reports
- Omeprazole: 25,013 reports
- Gabapentin: 24,284 reports
- Pantoprazole: 23,971 reports
- Tysabri: 23,855 reports
- Revlimid: 23,683 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Fatigue:
- Fatigue (5,253 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Fatigue:
- Multiple sclerosis: 66,133 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 57,989 reports
- Multiple myeloma: 30,410 reports
- High blood pressure: 29,311 reports
- Pain: 23,301 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Fatigue:
- Fatigue (6,221 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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