Zinc sulfate and Sore throat - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Sore throat is reported only by a few people who take Zinc Sulfate.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Zinc sulfate and have Sore throat. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,053 people who have side effects while taking Zinc sulfate from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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, 03, 2022

2,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Zinc sulfate.
Among them, 2 people (0.1%) have Sore throat.

What is Zinc sulfate?

Zinc sulfate has active ingredients of zinc sulfate. It is often used in zinc deficiency. eHealthMe is studying from 2,532 Zinc sulfate users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Sore throat?

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) is found to be associated with 713 drugs and 38 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Zinc sulfate and Sore throat reports submitted per year:

Could Zinc sulfate cause Sore throat?

Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Zinc sulfate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Zinc sulfate *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Zinc sulfate *:

  1. Vitamin E: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Tacrolimus: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Rapamune: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Propulsid: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Prevacid: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Prednisone: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Humulin R: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Cefuroxime: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Carafate: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Calcitriol: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Sore throat *:

  1. Taste Disturbance: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Rash Scaly: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Oesophageal Ulcer (ulcer of oesophagus): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Mouth Ulcers: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Itching: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Gastroenteritis Helicobacter (inflammation of stomach and intestine caused by helicobacter infection): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Zinc sulfate and have Sore throat?

Check whether Sore throat 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 zinc sulfate (the active ingredients of Zinc sulfate) and Zinc sulfate (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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