Vitamin d vs. Boswellia serrata: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study

Summary:

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Vitamin d and Boswellia serrata. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 270,297 people who take Vitamin d and Boswellia serrata, 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

270,297 people who take Vitamin d and Boswellia serrata are studied.


What is Vitamin d?

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in low vitamin d. eHealthMe is studying from 233,797 Vitamin d users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Boswellia serrata?

Boswellia serrata has active ingredients of indian frankincense. It is often used in arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 198 Boswellia serrata users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vitamin d vs Boswellia serrata drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Boswellia Serrata (indian frankincense)
  • Vitamin D (ergocalciferol)

Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:

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Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:

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Drug effectiveness:

Vitamin D:
  • not at all: 4.59 %
  • somewhat: 21.96 %
  • moderate: 35.45 %
  • high: 28.73 %
  • very high: 9.29 %
Boswellia Serrata:
  • not at all: 6.52 %
  • somewhat: 21.74 %
  • moderate: 34.78 %
  • high: 19.57 %
  • very high: 17.39 %

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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 is based on ergocalciferol and indian frankincense (the active ingredients of Vitamin d and Boswellia serrata, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also 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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