Minocycline hydrochloride and Abdominal pain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


We study 4,054 people who have side effects when taking Minocycline hydrochloride. Abdominal pain is found, especially among people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Calcium and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Minocycline hydrochloride and have Abdominal pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may 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 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 26, 2023

4,054 people reported to have side effects when taking Minocycline hydrochloride.
Among them, 43 people (1.06%) have Abdominal pain.

What is Minocycline hydrochloride?

Minocycline hydrochloride has active ingredients of minocycline hydrochloride. It is used in acne. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 4,744 Minocycline hydrochloride users.

What is Abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain is found to be associated with 4,546 drugs and 5,154 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 270,528 people who have Abdominal pain.

Number of Minocycline hydrochloride and Abdominal pain reports submitted per year:

Could Minocycline hydrochloride cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Minocycline hydrochloride when people have Abdominal pain *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Minocycline hydrochloride *:

  • female: 69.7 %
  • male: 30.3 %

Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Minocycline hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.38 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 28.12 %
  • 50-59: 28.12 %
  • 60+: 15.62 %

Common drugs people take besides Minocycline hydrochloride *:

  1. Acetaminophen: 13 people, 30.23%
  2. Cetirizine Hydrochloride: 13 people, 30.23%
  3. Calcium: 13 people, 30.23%
  4. Methotrexate: 12 people, 27.91%
  5. Prednisone: 12 people, 27.91%
  6. Vitamin D3: 11 people, 25.58%
  7. Cortisone Acetate: 11 people, 25.58%
  8. Desoximetasone: 11 people, 25.58%
  9. Azathioprine: 11 people, 25.58%
  10. Enbrel: 10 people, 23.26%

Common side effects people have besides Abdominal pain *:

  1. Diarrhea: 22 people, 51.16%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 21 people, 48.84%
  3. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 19 people, 44.19%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 18 people, 41.86%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 16 people, 37.21%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 16 people, 37.21%
  7. Fever: 15 people, 34.88%
  8. Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Increased: 15 people, 34.88%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 15 people, 34.88%
  10. Pneumonia: 15 people, 34.88%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 13 people, 30.23%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 12 people, 27.91%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 8 people, 18.60%
  4. Indigestion: 7 people, 16.28%
  5. Pain: 6 people, 13.95%
  6. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 3 people, 6.98%
  7. Drowsiness: 2 people, 4.65%
  8. Leprosy (a disfiguring disease caused by the mycobacterium leprae bacteria): 2 people, 4.65%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 4.65%
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 2 people, 4.65%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Minocycline hydrochloride and have Abdominal pain?

Check whether Abdominal pain 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 minocycline hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Minocycline hydrochloride) and Minocycline hydrochloride (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?

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