Mirapex and Postural hypotension - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


We study 18,941 people who have side effects when taking Mirapex. Postural hypotension is found, especially among people who are male, 60+ old, also take Sinemet.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mirapex and have Postural hypotension. 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

18,941 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirapex.
Among them, 13 people (0.07%) have Postural hypotension.

What is Mirapex?

Mirapex has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is used in restless leg syndrome. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 20,234 Mirapex users.

What is Postural hypotension?

Postural hypotension is found to be associated with 628 drugs and 31 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 1,806 people who have Postural hypotension.

Number of Mirapex and Postural hypotension reports submitted per year:

Could Mirapex cause Postural hypotension?

Gender of people who have Postural hypotension when taking Mirapex *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Postural hypotension when taking Mirapex *:

  • 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: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 88.89 %

Common drugs people take besides Mirapex *:

  1. Sinemet: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Tasmar: 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Permax: 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Orphenadrine Citrate: 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Cardura: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Zoloft: 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Zocor: 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Zestril: 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Wellbutrin: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Prilosec: 1 person, 7.69%

Common side effects people have besides Postural hypotension *:

  1. Sedation: 3 people, 23.08%
  2. Difficulty In Walking: 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Hepatic Trauma (liver injury): 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Splenic Injury (injury to spleen): 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Clavicle Fracture: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Road Traffic Accident: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Hand Fracture: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Fever: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased: 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Mirapex and have Postural hypotension?

Check whether Postural hypotension 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 pramipexole dihydrochloride (the active ingredients of Mirapex) and Mirapex (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 700+ 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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