Tamiflu and Oedema upper limb - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Oedema upper limb is reported only by a few people who take Tamiflu.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tamiflu and have Oedema upper limb. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,863 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu 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, 22, 2023

20,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu.
Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Oedema upper limb.

What is Tamiflu?

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. eHealthMe is studying from 21,789 Tamiflu users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Oedema upper limb?

Oedema upper limb (swelling of arm) is found to be associated with 894 drugs and 50 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tamiflu and Oedema upper limb reports submitted per year:

Could Tamiflu cause Oedema upper limb?

Gender of people who have Oedema upper limb when taking Tamiflu *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Oedema upper limb when taking Tamiflu *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Tamiflu *:

  1. Tylenol: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Oedema upper limb *:

  1. White Blood Cell Count Increased: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Oedema Lower Limb (fluid collection in tissue of lower leg): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tamiflu and have Oedema upper limb?

Check whether Oedema upper limb 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 oseltamivir phosphate (the active ingredients of Tamiflu) and Tamiflu (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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