Sustiva and Asthma aggravated - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Asthma aggravated is found among people who take Sustiva, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Sustiva and have Asthma aggravated. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,067 people who have side effects when taking Sustiva 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 Aug, 17, 2022

10,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Sustiva.
Among them, 13 people (0.13%) have Asthma aggravated.

What is Sustiva?

Sustiva has active ingredients of efavirenz. It is often used in hiv infection. eHealthMe is studying from 9,382 Sustiva users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Asthma aggravated?

Asthma aggravated is found to be associated with 1,176 drugs and 479 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Sustiva and Asthma aggravated reports submitted per year:

Could Sustiva cause Asthma aggravated?

Gender of people who have Asthma aggravated when taking Sustiva *:

  • female: 38.46 %
  • male: 61.54 %

Age of people who have Asthma aggravated when taking Sustiva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 18.18 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 36.36 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Common drugs people take besides Sustiva *:

  1. Bactrim: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Advair Diskus 100/50: 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Prozac: 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Proventil: 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Truvada: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Combivir: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Epivir: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Pulmicort: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Neurontin: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Serevent: 2 people, 15.38%

Common side effects people have besides Asthma aggravated *:

  1. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone): 2 people, 15.38%
  2. Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death): 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Aseptic Necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply): 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Oral Candidiasis (fungal infection of mouth): 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth): 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Weakness: 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Gallbladder Disorder: 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Epstein-Barr Viraemia: 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Fat Tissue Increased: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Fever: 1 person, 7.69%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 7.69%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1 person, 7.69%
  3. Hiv Test Positive: 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Birth Control: 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)): 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Sustiva and have Asthma aggravated?

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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 efavirenz (the active ingredients of Sustiva) and Sustiva (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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