Imitrex and Premature labor - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Premature labor is found among people who take Imitrex, especially for people who are 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Imitrex and have Premature labor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,814 people who have side effects when taking Imitrex 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 Sep, 26, 2022

15,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 25 people (0.16%) have Premature labor.

What is Imitrex?

Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine. eHealthMe is studying from 17,117 Imitrex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Premature labor?

Premature labor is found to be associated with 932 drugs and 648 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Imitrex and Premature labor reports submitted per year:

Could Imitrex cause Premature labor?

Time on Imitrex when people have Premature labor *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Age of people who have Premature labor when taking Imitrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 47.06 %
  • 30-39: 52.94 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Imitrex *:

  1. Maxalt: 4 people, 16.00%
  2. Topamax: 4 people, 16.00%
  3. Claritin: 3 people, 12.00%
  4. Phenergan: 3 people, 12.00%
  5. Zofran: 2 people, 8.00%
  6. Kenalog: 2 people, 8.00%
  7. Zocor: 2 people, 8.00%
  8. Methotrexate: 2 people, 8.00%
  9. Lexapro: 2 people, 8.00%
  10. Dilaudid: 2 people, 8.00%

Common side effects people have besides Premature labor *:

  1. Drug Exposure During Pregnancy: 7 people, 28.00%
  2. Abnormal Labor: 4 people, 16.00%
  3. Placenta Abruptio: 3 people, 12.00%
  4. Cystic Hygroma (abnormal growths that usually appear on a baby's neck or head): 3 people, 12.00%
  5. Intra-Uterine Death: 3 people, 12.00%
  6. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity): 3 people, 12.00%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 12.00%
  8. Vaginitis Gardnerella (inflammation of the vagina caused by gardnerella bacterial infection): 2 people, 8.00%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2 people, 8.00%
  10. Emotional Disorder: 2 people, 8.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 3 people, 12.00%
  2. Pain: 3 people, 12.00%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 3 people, 12.00%
  4. Hypersensitivity: 2 people, 8.00%
  5. Polycystic Ovary Disease (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing): 2 people, 8.00%
  6. Nausea And Vomiting: 2 people, 8.00%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 8.00%
  8. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 8.00%
  9. Tachycardia Foetal (an abnormal increase in fetal heart rate and is variably defined as a heart rate above 160 -180 beats per minute): 2 people, 8.00%
  10. Maternal Therapy To Enhance Foetal Lung Maturity: 2 people, 8.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Imitrex and have Premature labor?

Check whether Premature labor 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.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on sumatriptan succinate (the active ingredients of Imitrex) and Imitrex (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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