Zometa and Dupuytren's contracture - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dupuytren's contracture is found among people who take Zometa, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Zometa and have Dupuytren's contracture. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66,116 people who have side effects when taking Zometa 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 May, 24, 2022

66,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Zometa.
Among them, 18 people (0.03%) have Dupuytren's contracture.

What is Zometa?

Zometa has active ingredients of zoledronic acid. It is often used in multiple myeloma. eHealthMe is studying from 66,461 Zometa users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dupuytren's contracture?

Dupuytren's contracture (thickening of the fibrous tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers) is found to be associated with 440 drugs and 200 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Zometa and Dupuytren's contracture reports submitted per year:

Could Zometa cause Dupuytren's contracture?

Gender of people who have Dupuytren's contracture when taking Zometa *:

  • female: 17.65 %
  • male: 82.35 %

Age of people who have Dupuytren's contracture when taking Zometa *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Zometa *:

  1. Lisinopril: 15 people, 83.33%
  2. Prednisone: 14 people, 77.78%
  3. Zocor: 12 people, 66.67%
  4. Aredia: 11 people, 61.11%
  5. Lasix: 10 people, 55.56%
  6. Cytoxan: 10 people, 55.56%
  7. Aspirin: 10 people, 55.56%
  8. Carvedilol: 9 people, 50.00%
  9. Dexamethasone: 9 people, 50.00%
  10. Colace: 9 people, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Dupuytren's contracture *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 18 people, 100.00%
  2. Pain: 18 people, 100.00%
  3. Depression: 18 people, 100.00%
  4. Injury: 18 people, 100.00%
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood): 17 people, 94.44%
  6. Fall: 17 people, 94.44%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 17 people, 94.44%
  8. Coronary Heart Disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 16 people, 88.89%
  9. Bone Disorder: 15 people, 83.33%
  10. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 14 people, 77.78%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Bone Density Decreased: 5 people, 27.78%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 11.11%
  3. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 2 people, 11.11%
  4. Metastases To Prostate (cancer spreads to prostate): 1 person, 5.56%
  5. Colon Cancer: 1 person, 5.56%
  6. Bone Loss: 1 person, 5.56%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Zometa and have Dupuytren's contracture?

Check whether Dupuytren's contracture 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 zoledronic acid (the active ingredients of Zometa) and Zometa (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+ peer-reviewed 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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