Sumatriptan and Psoriasis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Psoriasis is found among people who take Sumatriptan, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Sumatriptan and have Psoriasis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,010 people who have side effects when taking Sumatriptan 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 Oct, 27, 2022

12,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Sumatriptan.
Among them, 136 people (1.13%) have Psoriasis.

What is Sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine. eHealthMe is studying from 12,911 Sumatriptan users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) is found to be associated with 2,264 drugs and 1,579 conditions by eHealthMe.

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Could Sumatriptan cause Psoriasis?

Time on Sumatriptan when people have Psoriasis *:

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Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Sumatriptan*:

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Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Sumatriptan *:

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Common drugs people take besides Sumatriptan *:

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Common side effects people have besides Psoriasis *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Sumatriptan and have Psoriasis?

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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 sumatriptan succinate (the active ingredients of Sumatriptan) and Sumatriptan (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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