Zenatane vs. Oxytetracycline hydrochloride: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Zenatane and Oxytetracycline hydrochloride. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 67,376 people who take Zenatane and Oxytetracycline hydrochloride, 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 Nov, 26, 2022

67,376 people who take Zenatane and Oxytetracycline hydrochloride are studied.

What is Zenatane?

Zenatane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. eHealthMe is studying from 4,443 Zenatane users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Oxytetracycline hydrochloride?

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride has active ingredients of oxytetracycline hydrochloride. It is often used in rosacea. eHealthMe is studying from 67 Oxytetracycline hydrochloride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Zenatane vs Oxytetracycline hydrochloride drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride (oxytetracycline hydrochloride)
  • Zenatane (isotretinoin)

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:

  • not at all: 3.44 %
  • somewhat: 13.91 %
  • moderate: 24.96 %
  • high: 37.97 %
  • very high: 19.72 %
Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride:
  • not at all: 0 %
  • somewhat: 17.24 %
  • moderate: 44.83 %
  • high: 31.03 %
  • very high: 6.9 %

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How to use the study?

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on isotretinoin and oxytetracycline hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Zenatane and Oxytetracycline hydrochloride, 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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