Tarceva and Dyskinesia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dyskinesia is found among people who take Tarceva, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tarceva and have Dyskinesia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,652 people who have side effects when taking Tarceva 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

30,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Tarceva.
Among them, 6 people (0.02%) have Dyskinesia.

What is Tarceva?

Tarceva has active ingredients of erlotinib hydrochloride. It is often used in lung cancer. eHealthMe is studying from 30,893 Tarceva users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dyskinesia?

Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement) is found to be associated with 2,213 drugs and 1,718 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tarceva and Dyskinesia reports submitted per year:

Could Tarceva cause Dyskinesia?

Time on Tarceva when people have Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Tarceva *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Tarceva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Common drugs people take besides Tarceva *:

  1. Zelboraf: 1 person, 16.67%
  2. Duragesic-100: 1 person, 16.67%
  3. Digoxin: 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Diamox: 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Decadron: 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Cymbalta: 1 person, 16.67%
  7. Coumadin: 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Celexa: 1 person, 16.67%
  9. Cardizem: 1 person, 16.67%
  10. Bumex: 1 person, 16.67%

Common side effects people have besides Dyskinesia *:

  1. Weakness: 2 people, 33.33%
  2. Dizziness: 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Chest Pain: 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Faecal Incontinence (a lack of control over passing stool): 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Eye Pruritus (eye itching): 1 person, 16.67%
  7. Excoriation (to tear or wear off the skin of): 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Dry Eyes (lack of adequate tears): 1 person, 16.67%
  9. Drug Ineffective: 1 person, 16.67%
  10. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body): 1 person, 16.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 2 people, 33.33%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 16.67%
  3. Rashes (redness): 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Metastatic Malignant Melanoma (spreadable cancer tumour of melanine): 1 person, 16.67%
  7. Glioblastoma Multiforme (most common and deadliest of malignant primary brain tumours in adults): 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 1 person, 16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tarceva and have Dyskinesia?

Check whether Dyskinesia 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 erlotinib hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Tarceva) and Tarceva (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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