Will you have Pancreatitis with Truvada - from FDA reports

Summary

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Truvada, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvir, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,630 people who have side effects when taking Truvada from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (the active ingredients of Truvada) and Truvada (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Pancreatitis are also considered in the study.

What is Truvada?

Truvada has active ingredients of emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection. (latest outcomes from Truvada 21,173 users)

What is Pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 43,747 Pancreatitis patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 19, 2019

20,630 people reported to have side effects when taking Truvada.
Among them, 147 people (0.71%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Truvada cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Truvada when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 35.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.58 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Truvada *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Truvada *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 27.18 %
  • 40-49: 38.83 %
  • 50-59: 17.48 %
  • 60+: 15.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 14 people, 9.52%
  2. Depression: 13 people, 8.84%
  3. Cough: 12 people, 8.16%
  4. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)): 10 people, 6.80%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 6.80%
  6. Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (fungal infection of the lungs): 9 people, 6.12%
  7. Oral Candidiasis (fungal infection of mouth): 9 people, 6.12%
  8. Diabetes: 7 people, 4.76%
  9. Fever: 5 people, 3.40%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 3.40%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Norvir: 33 people, 22.45%
  2. Isentress: 25 people, 17.01%
  3. Azithromycin: 23 people, 15.65%
  4. Zidovudine: 22 people, 14.97%
  5. Prezista: 22 people, 14.97%
  6. Reyataz: 21 people, 14.29%
  7. Ritonavir: 21 people, 14.29%
  8. Bactrim Ds: 19 people, 12.93%
  9. Zofran: 19 people, 12.93%
  10. Bactrim: 19 people, 12.93%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 35 people, 23.81%
  2. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction): 34 people, 23.13%
  3. Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (immune recovery syndrome): 24 people, 16.33%
  4. Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage): 23 people, 15.65%
  5. Fever: 22 people, 14.97%
  6. Weakness: 21 people, 14.29%
  7. Interstitial Nephritis (inflammation of the kidney): 19 people, 12.93%
  8. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 19 people, 12.93%
  9. Pneumonia: 18 people, 12.24%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 16 people, 10.88%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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