Xenazine and Hot flush - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Hot flush is found among people who take Xenazine, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Xenazine and have Hot flush. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,264 people who have side effects when taking Xenazine 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

7,264 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenazine.
Among them, 13 people (0.18%) have Hot flush.

What is Xenazine?

Xenazine has active ingredients of tetrabenazine. eHealthMe is studying from 7,281 Xenazine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hot flush?

Hot flush (sudden feelings of heat) is found to be associated with 2,938 drugs and 2,239 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Xenazine and Hot flush reports submitted per year:

Could Xenazine cause Hot flush?

Time on Xenazine when people have Hot flush *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hot flush when taking Xenazine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Common drugs people take besides Xenazine *:

  1. Myrbetriq: 2 people, 15.38%
  2. Zetia: 1 person, 7.69%
  3. Hydroxyzine: 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Alprazolam: 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Bystolic: 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Celexa: 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Depo-Provera: 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Digoxin: 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Gemfibrozil: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Haloperidol: 1 person, 7.69%

Common side effects people have besides Hot flush *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 23.08%
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Feeling Cold: 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating): 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Balance Disorder: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Memory Loss: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Feeling Abnormal: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Drowsiness: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Depression: 2 people, 15.38%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome (a condition that causes people to make repeated, quick movements or sounds that they cannot control): 2 people, 15.38%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Xenazine and have Hot flush?

Check whether Hot flush 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 tetrabenazine (the active ingredients of Xenazine) and Xenazine (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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