Nitro-dur and Swelling - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Swelling is found among people who take Nitro-dur, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Nitro-dur and have Swelling. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,291 people who have side effects when taking Nitro-dur 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 Mar, 03, 2023

2,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitro-dur.
Among them, 14 people (0.61%) have Swelling.

What is Nitro-dur?

Nitro-dur has active ingredients of nitroglycerin. eHealthMe is studying from 2,320 Nitro-dur users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Swelling?

Swelling is found to be associated with 3,492 drugs and 2,800 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Nitro-dur and Swelling reports submitted per year:

Could Nitro-dur cause Swelling?

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Nitro-dur *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Nitro-dur *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 84.62 %

Common drugs people take besides Nitro-dur *:

  1. Lasix: 5 people, 35.71%
  2. Prilosec: 5 people, 35.71%
  3. Coumadin: 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Imdur: 4 people, 28.57%
  5. Synthroid: 4 people, 28.57%
  6. Protonix: 4 people, 28.57%
  7. Nexium: 4 people, 28.57%
  8. Paxil: 4 people, 28.57%
  9. Miralax: 3 people, 21.43%
  10. Lipitor: 3 people, 21.43%

Common side effects people have besides Swelling *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 4 people, 28.57%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 4 people, 28.57%
  3. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Coronary Heart Disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 4 people, 28.57%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 3 people, 21.43%
  6. Back Pain: 3 people, 21.43%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 21.43%
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 3 people, 21.43%
  9. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 3 people, 21.43%
  10. Pain: 3 people, 21.43%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 5 people, 35.71%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 3 people, 21.43%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 3 people, 21.43%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 21.43%
  5. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 3 people, 21.43%
  6. Diabetes: 3 people, 21.43%
  7. Itching: 3 people, 21.43%
  8. Sleep Disorder: 3 people, 21.43%
  9. Back Pain: 2 people, 14.29%
  10. Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased): 2 people, 14.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Nitro-dur and have Swelling?

Check whether Swelling 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 nitroglycerin (the active ingredients of Nitro-dur) and Nitro-dur (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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