Proventil and Nerve root compression - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Nerve root compression is reported only by a few people who take Proventil.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Proventil and have Nerve root compression. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,945 people who have side effects while taking Proventil 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, 02, 2022

14,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Proventil.
Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Nerve root compression.

What is Proventil?

Proventil has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. eHealthMe is studying from 15,001 Proventil users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Nerve root compression?

Nerve root compression is found to be associated with 503 drugs and 216 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Proventil and Nerve root compression reports submitted per year:

Could Proventil cause Nerve root compression?

Gender of people who have Nerve root compression when taking Proventil *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Proventil *:

  1. Spiriva: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Zometa: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Nexium: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Albuterol: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Amoxicillin: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Aredia: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Arixtra: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Ativan: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Benzonatate: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Caduet: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Nerve root compression *:

  1. Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Hepatic Lesion: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Fall: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Gait Disturbance: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Gastritis Erosive (a break in the surface layer of the membrane lining the stomach with infection): 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract): 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Haemangioma Of Liver (noncancerous, abnormally dense collections of dilated small blood vessels that may occur in liver): 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Ingrowing Nail: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Proventil and have Nerve root compression?

Check whether Nerve root compression 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 albuterol (the active ingredients of Proventil) and Proventil (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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