Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and X-ray abnormal - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


X-ray abnormal is found among people who take Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and have X-ray abnormal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,158 people who have side effects when taking Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 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 Feb, 07, 2023

2,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride.
Among them, 43 people (1.99%) have X-ray abnormal.

What is Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride?

Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. eHealthMe is studying from 2,837 Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is X-ray abnormal?

X-ray abnormal is found to be associated with 904 drugs and 453 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and X-ray abnormal reports submitted per year:

Could Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride cause X-ray abnormal?

Gender of people who have X-ray abnormal when taking Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have X-ray abnormal when taking Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 55.56 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride *:

  1. Acetaminophen: 43 people, 100.00%
  2. Desoximetasone: 43 people, 100.00%
  3. Leflunomide: 43 people, 100.00%
  4. Xeljanz: 43 people, 100.00%
  5. Prednisone: 43 people, 100.00%
  6. Humira: 43 people, 100.00%
  7. Folic Acid: 43 people, 100.00%
  8. Simponi: 43 people, 100.00%
  9. Orencia: 43 people, 100.00%
  10. Sulfasalazine: 43 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides X-ray abnormal *:

  1. Abdominal Discomfort: 43 people, 100.00%
  2. Rheumatic Fever (an inflammatory disease that occurs following a streptococcus pyogenes infection): 43 people, 100.00%
  3. Wound: 43 people, 100.00%
  4. Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves): 43 people, 100.00%
  5. Hypersensitivity: 43 people, 100.00%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 43 people, 100.00%
  7. Hepatic Enzyme Increased: 43 people, 100.00%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 43 people, 100.00%
  9. Pain: 43 people, 100.00%
  10. Hand Deformity: 43 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 43 people, 100.00%
  2. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 37 people, 86.05%
  3. Indigestion: 11 people, 25.58%
  4. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 9 people, 20.93%
  5. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 6 people, 13.95%
  6. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 6 people, 13.95%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 6.98%
  8. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 2 people, 4.65%
  9. Pain: 2 people, 4.65%
  10. Joint Pain: 2 people, 4.65%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and have X-ray abnormal?

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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 pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) and Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (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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