Maxidex and Acne aggravated - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Acne aggravated is reported only by a few people who take Maxidex.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Maxidex and have Acne aggravated. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,150 people who have side effects while taking Maxidex 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 Jan, 24, 2023

1,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Maxidex.
Among them, 2 people (0.17%) have Acne aggravated.

What is Maxidex?

Maxidex has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 1,199 Maxidex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Acne aggravated?

Acne aggravated (acne aggravated-a skin disease) is found to be associated with 1,157 drugs and 417 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Maxidex and Acne aggravated reports submitted per year:

Could Maxidex cause Acne aggravated?

Gender of people who have Acne aggravated when taking Maxidex *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Acne aggravated when taking Maxidex *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Maxidex *:

  1. Zocor: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Toprol-Xl: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Synthroid: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Simvastatin: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Omeprazole: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Lorazepam: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Iressa: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Indomethacin: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Flecainide Acetate: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Estradiol: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Acne aggravated *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Sputum Purulent: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Blood Urine Present: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Choking Sensation (feeling of obstruction in respiratory system): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Cough: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Dry Skin: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Fungal Infection: 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Ventricular Extrasystoles (premature cardiac contraction): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Maxidex and have Acne aggravated?

Check whether Acne aggravated 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 dexamethasone (the active ingredients of Maxidex) and Maxidex (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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