Xyrem and Allergic sinusitis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Allergic sinusitis is found among people who take Xyrem, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Xyrem and have Allergic sinusitis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 73,973 people who have side effects when taking Xyrem 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 Sep, 22, 2022

73,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Xyrem.
Among them, 10 people (0.01%) have Allergic sinusitis.


What is Xyrem?

Xyrem has active ingredients of sodium oxybate. It is often used in narcolepsy. eHealthMe is studying from 74,309 Xyrem users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Allergic sinusitis?

Allergic sinusitis is found to be associated with 423 drugs and 200 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Xyrem and Allergic sinusitis reports submitted per year:

Could Xyrem cause Allergic sinusitis?

Time on Xyrem when people have Allergic sinusitis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Allergic sinusitis when taking Xyrem *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Allergic sinusitis when taking Xyrem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 66.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Xyrem *:

  1. Zantac: 5 people, 50.00%
  2. Lantus: 5 people, 50.00%
  3. Vitamin B12: 5 people, 50.00%
  4. Zyrtec: 4 people, 40.00%
  5. Oxycontin: 4 people, 40.00%
  6. Singulair: 4 people, 40.00%
  7. Roxicodone: 4 people, 40.00%
  8. Diclofenac: 4 people, 40.00%
  9. Lovaza: 4 people, 40.00%
  10. Patanase: 4 people, 40.00%

Common side effects people have besides Allergic sinusitis *:

  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 5 people, 50.00%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 5 people, 50.00%
  3. Pain: 4 people, 40.00%
  4. Foot Deformity (functional disability of foot): 4 people, 40.00%
  5. Hypokinesia (decreased bodily movement): 4 people, 40.00%
  6. Finger Deformity (a deformed position of the finger): 4 people, 40.00%
  7. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 4 people, 40.00%
  8. Limb Discomfort (discomfort in leg): 4 people, 40.00%
  9. Onychoclasis (breaking of the nails): 4 people, 40.00%
  10. Hepatic Enzyme Increased: 4 people, 40.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 2 people, 20.00%
  2. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 1 person, 10.00%
  3. Drowsiness: 1 person, 10.00%
  4. Depression: 1 person, 10.00%
  5. Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall): 1 person, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Xyrem and have Allergic sinusitis?

Check whether Allergic sinusitis 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 sodium oxybate (the active ingredients of Xyrem) and Xyrem (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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