Nitroglycerin and Pancreatic enlargement - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Pancreatic enlargement is found among people who take Nitroglycerin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Nitroglycerin and have Pancreatic enlargement. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,512 people who have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin 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 Oct, 01, 2022

45,512 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin.
Among them, 7 people (0.02%) have Pancreatic enlargement.

What is Nitroglycerin?

Nitroglycerin has active ingredients of nitroglycerin. It is often used in chest pain. eHealthMe is studying from 45,755 Nitroglycerin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Pancreatic enlargement?

Pancreatic enlargement is found to be associated with 332 drugs and 170 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Nitroglycerin and Pancreatic enlargement reports submitted per year:

Could Nitroglycerin cause Pancreatic enlargement?

Gender of people who have Pancreatic enlargement when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • female: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

Age of people who have Pancreatic enlargement when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • 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 Nitroglycerin *:

  1. Simvastatin: 7 people, 100.00%
  2. Zocor: 6 people, 85.71%
  3. Lunesta: 6 people, 85.71%
  4. Aredia: 6 people, 85.71%
  5. Augmentin '125': 6 people, 85.71%
  6. Celexa: 6 people, 85.71%
  7. Decadron: 6 people, 85.71%
  8. Dexamethasone: 6 people, 85.71%
  9. Glucotrol Xl: 6 people, 85.71%
  10. Levaquin: 6 people, 85.71%

Common side effects people have besides Pancreatic enlargement *:

  1. Immunodeficiency Disorders: 6 people, 85.71%
  2. Decreased Interest: 6 people, 85.71%
  3. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body): 6 people, 85.71%
  4. Ejection Fraction Abnormal (abnormality in percentage of blood that is pumped out of a filled ventricle as a result of a heartbeat): 6 people, 85.71%
  5. Enlarged Heart: 6 people, 85.71%
  6. Fall: 6 people, 85.71%
  7. Fever: 6 people, 85.71%
  8. Gallbladder Disorder: 6 people, 85.71%
  9. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 6 people, 85.71%
  10. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 6 people, 85.71%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Promotion Of Peripheral Circulation: 1 person, 14.29%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 14.29%
  3. Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss): 1 person, 14.29%
  4. Blood Count Abnormal: 1 person, 14.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Nitroglycerin and have Pancreatic enlargement?

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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 nitroglycerin (the active ingredients of Nitroglycerin) and Nitroglycerin (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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