Hydrea and Itching - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Itching is found among people who take Hydrea, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Hydrea and have Itching. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,289 people who have side effects when taking Hydrea 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 Nov, 17, 2022

8,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrea.
Among them, 231 people (2.79%) have Itching.


What is Hydrea?

Hydrea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. eHealthMe is studying from 8,435 Hydrea users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Itching?

Itching is found to be associated with 4,235 drugs and 4,266 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Hydrea and Itching reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrea cause Itching?

Time on Hydrea when people have Itching *:

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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Hydrea*:

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Age of people who have Itching when taking Hydrea *:

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Common drugs people take besides Hydrea *:

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Common side effects people have besides Itching *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Hydrea and have Itching?

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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 hydroxyurea (the active ingredients of Hydrea) and Hydrea (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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