Will you have Brain injury with Voriconazole - from FDA reports


Brain injury is found among people who take Voriconazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Alendronic Acid, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,511 people who have side effects when taking Voriconazole 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 voriconazole (the active ingredients of Voriconazole) and Voriconazole (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Brain injury are also considered in the study.

What is Voriconazole?

Voriconazole has active ingredients of voriconazole. It is often used in aspergillosis. (latest outcomes from Voriconazole 8,545 users)

What is Brain injury?

Brain injury has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 91,120 Brain injury 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, 27, 2019

8,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Voriconazole.
Among them, 32 people (0.38%) have Brain injury

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Voriconazole cause Brain injury?

Time on Voriconazole when people have Brain injury *:

  • < 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 Brain injury when taking Voriconazole *:

  • female: 56.67 %
  • male: 43.33 %

Age of people who have Brain injury when taking Voriconazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8 %
  • 10-19: 8 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 4 %
  • 50-59: 12 %
  • 60+: 64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi): 7 people, 21.88%
  2. 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): 7 people, 21.88%
  3. Blast Crisis In Myelogenous Leukaemia: 2 people, 6.25%
  4. Acute Graft Versus Host Disease (acute complication following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant): 2 people, 6.25%
  5. Thrombophlebitis Migrans (development of recurrent (i.e. migratory) superficial thrombophlebitis): 2 people, 6.25%
  6. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 2 people, 6.25%
  7. Pain: 2 people, 6.25%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 6.25%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 6.25%
  10. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 2 people, 6.25%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Alendronic Acid: 8 people, 25.00%
  2. Symbicort: 7 people, 21.88%
  3. Atrovent: 7 people, 21.88%
  4. Pradaxa: 6 people, 18.75%
  5. Oxycodone: 5 people, 15.62%
  6. Prednisone: 4 people, 12.50%
  7. Oxycontin: 4 people, 12.50%
  8. Valtrex: 4 people, 12.50%
  9. Azithromycin: 4 people, 12.50%
  10. Ondansetron: 4 people, 12.50%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 12 people, 37.50%
  2. Weakness: 8 people, 25.00%
  3. Fall: 8 people, 25.00%
  4. Diarrhea: 7 people, 21.88%
  5. Coagulation Time Shortened: 7 people, 21.88%
  6. Haemorrhage Subcutaneous (bleeding from skin): 7 people, 21.88%
  7. Bleeding Disorders: 7 people, 21.88%
  8. Fever: 7 people, 21.88%
  9. Skin Disorder (skin disease): 7 people, 21.88%
  10. Anaemia (lack of blood): 6 people, 18.75%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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