Nail ridging and drugs of ingredients of testosterone - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Nail ridging is reported only by a few people who take drugs with ingredients of testosterone. This phase IV clinical study analyzes 40,147 people who have side effects while taking drugs with ingredients of testosterone from the the FDA. Among them, 1 have Nail ridging. Find out below who they are, when they have Nail ridging and more.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Androderm, Androgel, Axiron, Fortesta, Natesto, Striant, Sustanon, Testim, Testoderm, Testoderm tts, Testopel, Testosterone, Vogelxo.

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On Mar, 22, 2023

40,147 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of testosterone.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Nail ridging

What is Nail ridging?

Nail ridging (nail has raised ridges and is thin and curved inward) is found to be associated with 420 drugs and 279 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of testosterone cause Nail ridging?

Gender of people who have Nail ridging when taking drugs with ingredients of testosterone *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Nail ridging when taking drugs with ingredients of testosterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Rickets (softening of bones): 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Blood Testosterone Decreased: 1 person, 100.00%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Vitamin D: 1 person, 100.00%

Other side effects people have besides Nail ridging *:

  1. Weight Increased: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Tinea Infection (fungal skin infection): 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Skin Exfoliation (removal of the oldest dead skin cells): 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Peripheral Coldness: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Onychoclasis (breaking of the nails): 1 person, 100.00%
  6. Memory Loss: 1 person, 100.00%
  7. Itching: 1 person, 100.00%
  8. Hair Loss: 1 person, 100.00%
  9. Granuloma Annulare (reddish bumps on the skin arranged in a circle or ring): 1 person, 100.00%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 100.00%

* 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 testosterone. 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.

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