Lidex and Major depression - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Major depression is reported only by a few people who take Lidex.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lidex and have Major depression. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 922 people who have side effects while taking Lidex from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 May, 26, 2023

922 people reported to have side effects when taking Lidex.
Among them, 2 people (0.22%) have Major depression.

What is Lidex?

Lidex has active ingredients of fluocinonide. eHealthMe is studying from 948 Lidex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Major depression?

Major depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings) is found to be associated with 1,985 drugs and 1,373 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lidex and Major depression reports submitted per year:

Could Lidex cause Major depression?

Time on Lidex when people have Major depression *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Major depression when taking Lidex *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Major depression when taking Lidex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Lidex *:

  1. Norco: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Zoloft: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Methotrexate: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Anoro Ellipta: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Ativan: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Breo Ellipta: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Clobex: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Humira: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Hytone: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Imodium: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Major depression *:

  1. Wound: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Suicidal Ideation: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Affect Lability (emotional incontinence): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Diarrhea: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Drowsiness: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Fall: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Gait Disturbance: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Gingival Disorder (gum disease): 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Tinea Infection (fungal skin infection): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Radiculopathy (a set of conditions in which one or more nerves is affected and does not work properly): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Neck Pain: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (Slipped Disk): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Diarrhea: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Diabetes: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lidex and have Major depression?

Check whether Major depression 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 fluocinonide (the active ingredients of Lidex) and Lidex (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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