Paracetamol and Procedural vomiting - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Procedural vomiting is found among people who take Paracetamol, 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 Paracetamol and have Procedural vomiting. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 114,125 people who have side effects when taking Paracetamol 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 Jan, 28, 2023

114,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol.
Among them, 24 people (0.02%) have Procedural vomiting.

What is Paracetamol?

Paracetamol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. eHealthMe is studying from 114,981 Paracetamol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Procedural vomiting?

Procedural vomiting is found to be associated with 436 drugs and 171 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Paracetamol and Procedural vomiting reports submitted per year:

Could Paracetamol cause Procedural vomiting?

Time on Paracetamol when people have Procedural vomiting *:

  • < 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 Procedural vomiting when taking Paracetamol *:

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who have Procedural vomiting when taking Paracetamol *:

  • 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 Paracetamol *:

  1. Ondansetron: 17 people, 70.83%
  2. Morphine: 11 people, 45.83%
  3. Dexamethasone: 4 people, 16.67%
  4. Maxolon: 3 people, 12.50%
  5. Oxycontin: 3 people, 12.50%
  6. Oxaliplatin: 3 people, 12.50%
  7. Olanzapine: 3 people, 12.50%
  8. Capecitabine: 3 people, 12.50%
  9. Codeine: 2 people, 8.33%
  10. Fentanyl Citrate: 1 person, 4.17%

Common side effects people have besides Procedural vomiting *:

  1. Procedural Nausea: 14 people, 58.33%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 8 people, 33.33%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 16.67%
  4. Post Procedural Diarrhea: 3 people, 12.50%
  5. Duodenal Perforation (complication of duodenal ulcer): 3 people, 12.50%
  6. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 3 people, 12.50%
  7. Injection Related Reaction: 1 person, 4.17%
  8. Ileus Paralytic (obstruction of the intestine due to paralysis of the intestinal muscles): 1 person, 4.17%
  9. Drowsiness: 1 person, 4.17%
  10. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 1 person, 4.17%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Anaesthesia: 13 people, 54.17%
  2. General Anaesthesia: 12 people, 50.00%
  3. Ill-Defined Disorder: 4 people, 16.67%
  4. Urinary Tract Infection: 3 people, 12.50%
  5. Rectal Cancer (cancer of rectum): 3 people, 12.50%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 12.50%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 3 people, 12.50%
  8. Diarrhea: 3 people, 12.50%
  9. Depression: 3 people, 12.50%
  10. Procedural Pain: 1 person, 4.17%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Paracetamol and have Procedural vomiting?

Check whether Procedural vomiting 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 acetaminophen (the active ingredients of Paracetamol) and Paracetamol (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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