Dupuytren's contracture and drugs of ingredients of zafirlukast - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dupuytren's contracture is reported only by a few people who take drugs with ingredients of zafirlukast. This phase IV clinical study analyzes 4,973 people who have side effects while taking drugs with ingredients of zafirlukast from the the FDA. Among them, 3 have Dupuytren's contracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Dupuytren's contracture and more.

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

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On Aug, 09, 2022

4,973 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of zafirlukast.
Among them, 3 people (0.06%) have Dupuytren's contracture

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 443 drugs and 204 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of zafirlukast cause Dupuytren's contracture?

Gender of people who have Dupuytren's contracture when taking drugs with ingredients of zafirlukast *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 3 people, 100.00%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Vicodin: 3 people, 100.00%
  2. Ventolin: 3 people, 100.00%
  3. Vasotec: 3 people, 100.00%
  4. Proventil: 3 people, 100.00%
  5. Mevacor: 3 people, 100.00%
  6. Meticorten: 3 people, 100.00%
  7. Fosamax: 3 people, 100.00%
  8. Azmacort: 3 people, 100.00%
  9. Fosamax Plus D: 2 people, 66.67%
  10. Advair Hfa: 2 people, 66.67%

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

  1. Joint Dislocation (a joint position is changed from normal position): 3 people, 100.00%
  2. Fall: 3 people, 100.00%
  3. Joint Pain: 3 people, 100.00%
  4. Weight Decreased: 3 people, 100.00%
  5. Impaired Healing: 3 people, 100.00%
  6. Hiatal Hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm): 3 people, 100.00%
  7. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 3 people, 100.00%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 3 people, 100.00%
  9. Fracture Nonunion (permanent failure of healing following a broken bone): 3 people, 100.00%
  10. Femur Fracture: 3 people, 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 zafirlukast. 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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