Purinethol and Tumor - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Tumor is found among people who take Purinethol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Purinethol and have Tumor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,101 people who have side effects when taking Purinethol 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

3,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Purinethol.
Among them, 9 people (0.29%) have Tumor.

What is Purinethol?

Purinethol has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis. eHealthMe is studying from 3,143 Purinethol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Tumor?

Tumor is found to be associated with 2,297 drugs and 1,593 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Purinethol and Tumor reports submitted per year:

Could Purinethol cause Tumor?

Gender of people who have Tumor when taking Purinethol *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Tumor when taking Purinethol *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Purinethol *:

  1. Humira: 4 people, 44.44%
  2. Remicade: 4 people, 44.44%
  3. Nexium: 3 people, 33.33%
  4. Prednisone: 3 people, 33.33%
  5. Anoro Ellipta: 2 people, 22.22%
  6. Avalide: 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Calcium: 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Dexilant: 2 people, 22.22%
  9. Vitamin B12: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Norvasc: 2 people, 22.22%

Common side effects people have besides Tumor *:

  1. Abdominal Pain: 3 people, 33.33%
  2. Infusion Related Reaction: 2 people, 22.22%
  3. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye): 2 people, 22.22%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 22.22%
  5. Fungal Nail Infection: 2 people, 22.22%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Fall: 2 people, 22.22%
  9. Ear Infection Fungal: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Dizziness: 2 people, 22.22%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 22.22%
  2. Vitamin B12 Deficiency: 1 person, 11.11%
  3. Pain: 1 person, 11.11%
  4. Menopause (end of monthly cycles in women): 1 person, 11.11%
  5. Hypovitaminosis (any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins): 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Anaemia (lack of blood): 1 person, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Purinethol and have Tumor?

Check whether Tumor 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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All the conditions that are associated with Tumor:

  • Tumor (1,593 conditions)

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on mercaptopurine (the active ingredients of Purinethol) and Purinethol (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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