Lidocaine and Trigger finger - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Trigger finger is found among people who take Lidocaine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lidocaine and have Trigger finger. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,980 people who have side effects when taking Lidocaine 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, 18, 2023

21,980 people reported to have side effects when taking Lidocaine.
Among them, 25 people (0.11%) have Trigger finger.

What is Lidocaine?

Lidocaine has active ingredients of lidocaine. It is often used in pain. eHealthMe is studying from 22,286 Lidocaine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Trigger finger?

Trigger finger is found to be associated with 1,072 drugs and 579 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lidocaine and Trigger finger reports submitted per year:

Could Lidocaine cause Trigger finger?

Gender of people who have Trigger finger when taking Lidocaine *:

  • female: 68 %
  • male: 32 %

Age of people who have Trigger finger when taking Lidocaine *:

  • 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: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 78.95 %

Common drugs people take besides Lidocaine *:

  1. Celebrex: 10 people, 40.00%
  2. Gabapentin: 9 people, 36.00%
  3. Effexor: 9 people, 36.00%
  4. Vitamin D3: 9 people, 36.00%
  5. Ultram: 9 people, 36.00%
  6. Hydrochlorothiazide: 8 people, 32.00%
  7. Robinul: 8 people, 32.00%
  8. Ritalin: 8 people, 32.00%
  9. Restoril: 8 people, 32.00%
  10. Remeron: 8 people, 32.00%

Common side effects people have besides Trigger finger *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 17 people, 68.00%
  2. Back Pain: 15 people, 60.00%
  3. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 15 people, 60.00%
  4. Weight Decreased: 13 people, 52.00%
  5. Weakness: 13 people, 52.00%
  6. Urinary Tract Infection: 12 people, 48.00%
  7. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye): 12 people, 48.00%
  8. Diarrhea: 11 people, 44.00%
  9. Fall: 10 people, 40.00%
  10. Neck Pain: 10 people, 40.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Prostate Cancer: 8 people, 32.00%
  2. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 8 people, 32.00%
  3. Immunodeficiency Common Variable: 4 people, 16.00%
  4. Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (a progressively worsening condition where muscles in the extremities gradually weaken): 3 people, 12.00%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 8.00%
  6. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 4.00%
  7. Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs): 1 person, 4.00%
  8. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 1 person, 4.00%
  9. Lung Cancer Metastatic (lung cancer spreads to other parts): 1 person, 4.00%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 4.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lidocaine and have Trigger finger?

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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 lidocaine (the active ingredients of Lidocaine) and Lidocaine (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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