Lipidil and Sciatica - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Sciatica is found among people who take Lipidil, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lipidil and have Sciatica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,418 people who have side effects when taking Lipidil 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 Aug, 16, 2022

2,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipidil.
Among them, 9 people (0.37%) have Sciatica.

What is Lipidil?

Lipidil has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 2,520 Lipidil users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) is found to be associated with 1,954 drugs and 1,299 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lipidil and Sciatica reports submitted per year:

Could Lipidil cause Sciatica?

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipidil *:

  • female: 11.11 %
  • male: 88.89 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipidil *:

  • 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: 88.89 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Common drugs people take besides Lipidil *:

  1. Vitamin C: 9 people, 100.00%
  2. Norvasc: 8 people, 88.89%
  3. Nexium: 8 people, 88.89%
  4. Imodium: 8 people, 88.89%
  5. Vitamins: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Vitamin D3: 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Vitamin D: 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Metformin: 1 person, 11.11%
  9. Gilenya: 1 person, 11.11%
  10. Calcium: 1 person, 11.11%

Common side effects people have besides Sciatica *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 9 people, 100.00%
  2. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 8 people, 88.89%
  3. Abdominal Pain: 8 people, 88.89%
  4. Body Temperature Decreased: 8 people, 88.89%
  5. Diarrhea: 8 people, 88.89%
  6. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body): 8 people, 88.89%
  7. Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing): 8 people, 88.89%
  8. Heart Rate Decreased: 8 people, 88.89%
  9. Heart Rate Irregular: 8 people, 88.89%
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 8 people, 88.89%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Carcinoid Tumor: 8 people, 88.89%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 11.11%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lipidil and have Sciatica?

Check whether Sciatica 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 fenofibrate (the active ingredients of Lipidil) and Lipidil (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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