Halcion and Chondropathy - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Chondropathy is found among people who take Halcion, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Halcion and have Chondropathy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,840 people who have side effects when taking Halcion 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 Aug, 19, 2022

7,840 people reported to have side effects when taking Halcion.
Among them, 9 people (0.11%) have Chondropathy.

What is Halcion?

Halcion has active ingredients of triazolam. It is often used in insomnia. eHealthMe is studying from 7,805 Halcion users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Chondropathy?

Chondropathy (disease of the cartilage) is found to be associated with 667 drugs and 408 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Halcion and Chondropathy reports submitted per year:

Could Halcion cause Chondropathy?

Gender of people who have Chondropathy when taking Halcion *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Chondropathy when taking Halcion *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Common drugs people take besides Halcion *:

  1. Ultram: 6 people, 66.67%
  2. Lyrica: 6 people, 66.67%
  3. Avelox: 6 people, 66.67%
  4. Lotensin: 4 people, 44.44%
  5. Levothroid: 4 people, 44.44%
  6. Xanax: 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Antivert: 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Namenda: 2 people, 22.22%
  9. M.v.i.: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Carafate: 2 people, 22.22%

Common side effects people have besides Chondropathy *:

  1. Diarrhea: 8 people, 88.89%
  2. Fall: 7 people, 77.78%
  3. Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance): 6 people, 66.67%
  4. Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin): 6 people, 66.67%
  5. Weakness: 6 people, 66.67%
  6. Gait Disturbance: 6 people, 66.67%
  7. Night Sweats (sweating in night): 6 people, 66.67%
  8. Nodule (a small rock or mineral cluster): 6 people, 66.67%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 6 people, 66.67%
  10. Formication (a sensation that exactly resembles that of small insects crawling on (or under) the skin): 6 people, 66.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Spinal Pain (pain in spine): 6 people, 66.67%
  2. Spinal Disorder (disease of spine a back bone): 6 people, 66.67%
  3. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 6 people, 66.67%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 66.67%
  5. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 6 people, 66.67%
  6. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 6 people, 66.67%
  7. Joint Pain: 6 people, 66.67%
  8. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 6 people, 66.67%
  9. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 6 people, 66.67%
  10. Pain: 6 people, 66.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Halcion and have Chondropathy?

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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 triazolam (the active ingredients of Halcion) and Halcion (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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