Weight increased and drugs of ingredients of sucralfate - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Summary:

Weight increased is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of sucralfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month. This phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,580 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of sucralfate from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Carafate, Sucralfate.

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, 06, 2022

26,580 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of sucralfate.
Among them, 534 people (2.01%) have Weight increased


What is Weight increased?

Weight increased is found to be associated with 3,737 drugs and 3,693 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of sucralfate cause Weight increased?

Time on drugs with ingredients of sucralfate when people have Weight increased *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight increased when taking drugs with ingredients of sucralfate *:

  • female: 80.84 %
  • male: 19.16 %

Age of people who have Weight increased when taking drugs with ingredients of sucralfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.06 %
  • 10-19: 3.99 %
  • 20-29: 3.46 %
  • 30-39: 9.04 %
  • 40-49: 11.17 %
  • 50-59: 32.45 %
  • 60+: 38.56 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 64 people, 11.99%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 49 people, 9.18%
  3. Asthma: 46 people, 8.61%
  4. Depression: 39 people, 7.30%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 38 people, 7.12%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 33 people, 6.18%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 33 people, 6.18%
  8. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 31 people, 5.81%
  9. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 26 people, 4.87%
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 24 people, 4.49%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Nexium: 83 people, 15.54%
  2. Lasix: 76 people, 14.23%
  3. Lyrica: 65 people, 12.17%
  4. Lipitor: 64 people, 11.99%
  5. Vitamin D3: 62 people, 11.61%
  6. Klonopin: 62 people, 11.61%
  7. Prilosec: 61 people, 11.42%
  8. Protonix: 56 people, 10.49%
  9. Synthroid: 55 people, 10.30%
  10. Jakafi: 51 people, 9.55%

Other side effects people have besides Weight increased *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 163 people, 30.52%
  2. Breathing Difficulty: 150 people, 28.09%
  3. Weight Decreased: 139 people, 26.03%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 137 people, 25.66%
  5. Pain: 119 people, 22.28%
  6. Dizziness: 118 people, 22.10%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 115 people, 21.54%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 113 people, 21.16%
  9. Joint Pain: 112 people, 20.97%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 109 people, 20.41%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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 sucralfate. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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