Zofran and Catheter site pruritus - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Catheter site pruritus is found among people who take Zofran, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Zofran and have Catheter site pruritus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 83,138 people who have side effects when taking Zofran from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Dec, 03, 2022

83,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Zofran.
Among them, 13 people (0.02%) have Catheter site pruritus.

What is Zofran?

Zofran has active ingredients of ondansetron hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. eHealthMe is studying from 84,330 Zofran users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Catheter site pruritus?

Catheter site pruritus (itching at the site) is found to be associated with 203 drugs and 68 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Zofran and Catheter site pruritus reports submitted per year:

Could Zofran cause Catheter site pruritus?

Gender of people who have Catheter site pruritus when taking Zofran *:

  • female: 76.92 %
  • male: 23.08 %

Age of people who have Catheter site pruritus when taking Zofran *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 53.85 %

Common drugs people take besides Zofran *:

  1. Veletri: 11 people, 84.62%
  2. Opsumit: 9 people, 69.23%
  3. Oxycodone: 7 people, 53.85%
  4. Prilosec: 7 people, 53.85%
  5. Amlodipine: 7 people, 53.85%
  6. Metformin: 7 people, 53.85%
  7. Synthroid: 7 people, 53.85%
  8. Cymbalta: 7 people, 53.85%
  9. Vitamin D3: 3 people, 23.08%
  10. Eliquis: 2 people, 15.38%

Common side effects people have besides Catheter site pruritus *:

  1. Diarrhea: 12 people, 92.31%
  2. Breathing Difficulty: 12 people, 92.31%
  3. Rashes (redness): 11 people, 84.62%
  4. Dyspnea Exertional: 11 people, 84.62%
  5. Pain In Jaw: 10 people, 76.92%
  6. Peripheral Swelling: 9 people, 69.23%
  7. Dizziness: 9 people, 69.23%
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 9 people, 69.23%
  9. Catheter Site Erythema (redness of skin at catheter site): 9 people, 69.23%
  10. Pneumonia: 8 people, 61.54%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 10 people, 76.92%
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Pain: 2 people, 15.38%
  4. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration): 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Brain Neoplasm Malignant (brain cancer tumour): 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Zofran and have Catheter site pruritus?

Check whether Catheter site pruritus 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 ondansetron hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Zofran) and Zofran (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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