Precedex and Dysphagia aggravated - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dysphagia aggravated is reported only by a few people who take Precedex.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Precedex and have Dysphagia aggravated. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 997 people who have side effects while taking Precedex from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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, 03, 2022

997 people reported to have side effects when taking Precedex.
Among them, 4 people (0.4%) have Dysphagia aggravated.

What is Precedex?

Precedex has active ingredients of dexmedetomidine. eHealthMe is studying from 1,005 Precedex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dysphagia aggravated?

Dysphagia aggravated (serious condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) is found to be associated with 999 drugs and 399 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Precedex and Dysphagia aggravated reports submitted per year:

Could Precedex cause Dysphagia aggravated?

Gender of people who have Dysphagia aggravated when taking Precedex *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia aggravated when taking Precedex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 50 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Common drugs people take besides Precedex *:

  1. Trileptal: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Propofol: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Prednisolone: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Benadryl: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Warfarin Sodium: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Ibuprofen: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Aspirin: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Atrovent: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Bricanyl: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Carvedilol: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Dysphagia aggravated *:

  1. Vaginal Lesion: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Oral Mucosa Erosion (erosion of mouth mucous membrane): 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure): 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Cough: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it): 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Erythema Multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction): 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Eye Discharge: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Eye Pain: 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Eye Swelling: 2 people, 50.00%
  10. Fever: 2 people, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Sleep Apnea (a type of sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing): 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Precedex and have Dysphagia aggravated?

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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 dexmedetomidine (the active ingredients of Precedex) and Precedex (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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