Viread and Rickets - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Rickets is found among people who take Viread, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Viread and have Rickets. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,220 people who have side effects when taking Viread 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 Nov, 30, 2022

46,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Viread.
Among them, 458 people (0.99%) have Rickets.

What is Viread?

Viread has active ingredients of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hepatitis b. eHealthMe is studying from 46,326 Viread users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Rickets?

Rickets (softening of bones) is found to be associated with 1,941 drugs and 1,332 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Viread and Rickets reports submitted per year:

Could Viread cause Rickets?

Time on Viread when people have Rickets *:

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Gender of people who have Rickets when taking Viread*:

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Age of people who have Rickets when taking Viread *:

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Common drugs people take besides Viread *:

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Common side effects people have besides Rickets *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Viread and have Rickets?

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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 tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (the active ingredients of Viread) and Viread (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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DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only. Our phase IV clinical studies alone cannot establish cause-effect relationship. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

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