Mercaptopurine and Fatigue - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Fatigue is found among people who take Mercaptopurine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mercaptopurine and have Fatigue. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,723 people who have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.



On Jul, 21, 2022

17,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine.
Among them, 670 people (3.78%) have Fatigue.


What is Mercaptopurine?

Mercaptopurine has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease. eHealthMe is studying from 17,983 Mercaptopurine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Fatigue?

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) is found to be associated with 5,122 drugs and 5,969 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Mercaptopurine and Fatigue reports submitted per year:

Could Mercaptopurine cause Fatigue?

Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Fatigue *:

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Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Mercaptopurine*:

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Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Mercaptopurine *:

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Common drugs people take besides Mercaptopurine *:

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Common side effects people have besides Fatigue *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Mercaptopurine and have Fatigue?

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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 mercaptopurine (the active ingredients of Mercaptopurine) and Mercaptopurine (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+ peer-reviewed 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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