Leflunomide and Pharyngeal oedema - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Pharyngeal oedema is found among people who take Leflunomide, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Leflunomide and have Pharyngeal oedema. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,544 people who have side effects when taking Leflunomide 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 Oct, 01, 2022

67,544 people reported to have side effects when taking Leflunomide.
Among them, 146 people (0.22%) have Pharyngeal oedema.


What is Leflunomide?

Leflunomide has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 67,895 Leflunomide users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Pharyngeal oedema?

Pharyngeal oedema (abnormal accumulation of fluid in the cavities and intercellular spaces of the pharyngeal) is found to be associated with 1,740 drugs and 1,122 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Leflunomide and Pharyngeal oedema reports submitted per year:

Could Leflunomide cause Pharyngeal oedema?

Time on Leflunomide when people have Pharyngeal oedema *:

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Gender of people who have Pharyngeal oedema when taking Leflunomide*:

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Age of people who have Pharyngeal oedema when taking Leflunomide *:

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Common drugs people take besides Leflunomide *:

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Common side effects people have besides Pharyngeal oedema *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Leflunomide and have Pharyngeal oedema?

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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 leflunomide (the active ingredients of Leflunomide) and Leflunomide (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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