Tremfya and Systemic lupus erythematosus - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Tremfya, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tremfya and have Systemic lupus erythematosus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,350 people who have side effects when taking Tremfya 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 Sep, 13, 2023

18,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Tremfya.
Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Systemic lupus erythematosus.

What is Tremfya?

Tremfya has active ingredients of guselkumab. eHealthMe is studying from 12,077 Tremfya users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) is found to be associated with 2,309 drugs and 1,573 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tremfya and Systemic lupus erythematosus reports submitted per year:

Could Tremfya cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Time on Tremfya when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus *:

  • < 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 Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Tremfya *:

  • female: 41.67 %
  • male: 58.33 %

Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Tremfya *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 83.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Tremfya *:

  1. Stelara: 1 person, 6.67%
  2. Prednisone: 1 person, 6.67%
  3. Prednisolone: 1 person, 6.67%
  4. Lyrica: 1 person, 6.67%
  5. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate: 1 person, 6.67%
  6. Folic Acid: 1 person, 6.67%
  7. Ceftriaxone: 1 person, 6.67%

Common side effects people have besides Systemic lupus erythematosus *:

  1. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 4 people, 26.67%
  2. Sweat Gland Disorder: 3 people, 20.00%
  3. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (disorder that manifests clinically as recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis and/or fetal loss): 3 people, 20.00%
  4. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 2 people, 13.33%
  5. Silicosis (a lung disease that is caused by inhaling tiny bits of silica): 1 person, 6.67%
  6. Pain: 1 person, 6.67%
  7. Lupus Endocarditis (a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder that may affect heart): 1 person, 6.67%
  8. Itching: 1 person, 6.67%
  9. Drug Ineffective: 1 person, 6.67%
  10. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased: 1 person, 6.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 11 people, 73.33%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 2 people, 13.33%
  3. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 6.67%
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 6.67%
  5. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1 person, 6.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tremfya and have Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Check whether Systemic lupus erythematosus 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 guselkumab (the active ingredients of Tremfya) and Tremfya (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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