Zinacef and Ear congestion - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Ear congestion is found among people who take Zinacef, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Zinacef and have Ear congestion. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,759 people who have side effects when taking Zinacef 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, 25, 2022

1,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Zinacef.
Among them, 9 people (0.51%) have Ear congestion.


What is Zinacef?

Zinacef has active ingredients of cefuroxime sodium. eHealthMe is studying from 1,771 Zinacef users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Ear congestion?

Ear congestion is found to be associated with 1,155 drugs and 712 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Zinacef and Ear congestion reports submitted per year:

Could Zinacef cause Ear congestion?

Time on Zinacef when people have Ear congestion *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Ear congestion when taking Zinacef *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ear congestion when taking Zinacef *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Zinacef *:

  1. Flagyl: 6 people, 66.67%

Common side effects people have besides Ear congestion *:

  1. Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears): 9 people, 100.00%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 100.00%
  3. Memory Loss: 9 people, 100.00%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 9 people, 100.00%
  5. Hypoacusis (loss of hearing): 9 people, 100.00%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 9 people, 100.00%
  7. Disturbance In Attention: 9 people, 100.00%
  8. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 9 people, 100.00%
  9. Ear Discomfort: 5 people, 55.56%
  10. Dizziness: 2 people, 22.22%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Streptococcal Infection: 4 people, 44.44%
  2. Streptococcal Bacteraemia (a bacterial infection of blood): 2 people, 22.22%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Zinacef and have Ear congestion?

Check whether Ear congestion 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 cefuroxime sodium (the active ingredients of Zinacef) and Zinacef (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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