Psyllium and Diplegia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Diplegia is reported only by a few people who take Psyllium.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Psyllium and have Diplegia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,234 people who have side effects while taking Psyllium 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 Sep, 30, 2022

3,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Psyllium.
Among them, 5 people (0.15%) have Diplegia.

What is Psyllium?

Psyllium has active ingredients of blond psyllium. It is often used in constipation. eHealthMe is studying from 3,372 Psyllium users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Diplegia?

Diplegia (paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body) is found to be associated with 725 drugs and 415 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Psyllium and Diplegia reports submitted per year:

Could Psyllium cause Diplegia?

Gender of people who have Diplegia when taking Psyllium *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Diplegia when taking Psyllium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Psyllium *:

  1. Zosyn: 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Levaquin: 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Ibuprofen: 5 people, 100.00%
  4. Flagyl: 5 people, 100.00%
  5. Doxil: 5 people, 100.00%
  6. Dexamethasone: 5 people, 100.00%
  7. Decadron: 5 people, 100.00%
  8. Compazine: 5 people, 100.00%
  9. Citalopram Hydrobromide: 5 people, 100.00%
  10. Cimetidine: 5 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Diplegia *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Joint Pain: 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Fever: 5 people, 100.00%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 5 people, 100.00%
  5. General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status): 5 people, 100.00%
  6. Gingivitis (inflammation of gums): 5 people, 100.00%
  7. Head Injury: 5 people, 100.00%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 100.00%
  9. Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (elevated calcium (ca+) level in the blood with cancer): 5 people, 100.00%
  10. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 5 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 5 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Psyllium and have Diplegia?

Check whether Diplegia 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 blond psyllium (the active ingredients of Psyllium) and Psyllium (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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