Xenical and Blood bilirubin increased - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Blood bilirubin increased is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Xenical and have Blood bilirubin increased. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,510 people who have side effects when taking Xenical 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 Oct, 01, 2022

11,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical.
Among them, 99 people (0.86%) have Blood bilirubin increased.

What is Xenical?

Xenical has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in weight loss. eHealthMe is studying from 11,667 Xenical users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Blood bilirubin increased?

Blood bilirubin increased is found to be associated with 2,454 drugs and 2,124 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Xenical and Blood bilirubin increased reports submitted per year:

Could Xenical cause Blood bilirubin increased?

Time on Xenical when people have Blood bilirubin increased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood bilirubin increased when taking Xenical *:

  • female: 68.69 %
  • male: 31.31 %

Age of people who have Blood bilirubin increased when taking Xenical *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.3 %
  • 30-39: 27.47 %
  • 40-49: 8.79 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 21.98 %

Common drugs people take besides Xenical *:

  1. Zestril: 10 people, 10.10%
  2. Acetaminophen: 9 people, 9.09%
  3. Voltaren: 5 people, 5.05%
  4. Feldene: 5 people, 5.05%
  5. Atenolol: 3 people, 3.03%
  6. Levothyroxine Sodium: 3 people, 3.03%
  7. Tenoretic 100: 2 people, 2.02%
  8. Adalat Cc: 2 people, 2.02%
  9. Allopurinol: 2 people, 2.02%
  10. Lipitor: 2 people, 2.02%

Common side effects people have besides Blood bilirubin increased *:

  1. Liver Function Tests Nos Abnormal: 58 people, 58.59%
  2. Weakness: 29 people, 29.29%
  3. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 25 people, 25.25%
  4. Urine Discoloration: 24 people, 24.24%
  5. Fatty Liver: 21 people, 21.21%
  6. Itching: 17 people, 17.17%
  7. Hepatitis Cholestatic (flow of bile from the liver is slowed or blocked): 16 people, 16.16%
  8. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased: 15 people, 15.15%
  9. Faeces Discolored: 14 people, 14.14%
  10. Blood Amylase Increased: 13 people, 13.13%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. The Flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus): 1 person, 1.01%
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 1 person, 1.01%
  3. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 1.01%
  4. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 1 person, 1.01%
  5. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 1.01%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 1.01%
  7. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 1.01%
  8. Abdominal Pain: 1 person, 1.01%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Xenical and have Blood bilirubin increased?

Check whether Blood bilirubin increased 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 orlistat (the active ingredients of Xenical) and Xenical (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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