Northera and Tracheobronchitis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Tracheobronchitis is found among people who take Northera, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Northera and have Tracheobronchitis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,452 people who have side effects when taking Northera 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 Nov, 03, 2022

22,452 people reported to have side effects when taking Northera.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Tracheobronchitis.

What is Northera?

Northera has active ingredients of droxidopa. eHealthMe is studying from 22,457 Northera users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Tracheobronchitis?

Tracheobronchitis (an inflammation or infection, which affects the trachea and bronchi of respiratory tract) is found to be associated with 631 drugs and 289 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Northera and Tracheobronchitis reports submitted per year:

Could Northera cause Tracheobronchitis?

Time on Northera when people have Tracheobronchitis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Tracheobronchitis when taking Northera *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Tracheobronchitis when taking Northera *:

  • 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 Northera *:

  1. Novolog: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Fluoxetine: 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim: 4 people, 66.67%
  4. Neoral: 3 people, 50.00%
  5. Vitamin D: 3 people, 50.00%
  6. Advair Hfa: 3 people, 50.00%
  7. Sodium Phosphates: 2 people, 33.33%
  8. Simulect: 2 people, 33.33%
  9. Androgel: 2 people, 33.33%
  10. Avodart: 2 people, 33.33%

Common side effects people have besides Tracheobronchitis *:

  1. Weakness: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur): 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 6 people, 100.00%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 100.00%
  5. Cough: 6 people, 100.00%
  6. Diarrhea: 6 people, 100.00%
  7. Dizziness: 6 people, 100.00%
  8. Fall: 6 people, 100.00%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6 people, 100.00%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Constipation: 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Autonomic Neuropathy (malfunction of the autonomic nervous system (ans)): 6 people, 100.00%
  4. Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up): 3 people, 50.00%
  5. Orthostatic Hypertension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden increase in blood pressure when a person stands up): 3 people, 50.00%
  6. Loss Of Consciousness: 3 people, 50.00%
  7. Complications Of Transplanted Lung: 3 people, 50.00%
  8. Urination - Excessive At Night: 2 people, 33.33%
  9. Secretion Discharge: 2 people, 33.33%
  10. Oral Pain: 2 people, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Northera and have Tracheobronchitis?

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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 droxidopa (the active ingredients of Northera) and Northera (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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