Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine and Ligament injury - a phase IV clinical study of CDC and FDA data


Ligament injury is found among people who get Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, and in the first week of getting the vaccine.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people get Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine and have Ligament injury. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 401,887 people who have side effects when getting Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine from the CDC and the FDA, 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 Jun, 05, 2023

401,887 people reported to have side effects after getting Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine.
Among them, 6 people (0.0%) have Ligament injury.

What is Ligament injury?

Ligament injury is found to be associated with 668 drugs and 319 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Pfizer biontech covid vaccine and Ligament injury?

Time to have Ligament injury from when people get Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine *:

  • on the same day: 16.67 %
  • in the first week: 33.33 %
  • in the first 30 days: 16.67 %
  • after 30 days: 33.33 %

Gender of people *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Did people recover *:

  • yes: 16.67 %
  • no: 83.33 %

Death as an outcome *:

  • yes: 0.0 %
  • no: 100 %

# of vaccine dose *:

  • 1: 40 %
  • 2: 60 %
  • 3+: 0.0 %

Common side effects people have besides Ligament injury *:

  1. Fall: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Joint Pain: 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Loss Of Consciousness: 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Chest Pain: 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Pain In Extremity: 1 person, 16.67%
  6. Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 1 person, 16.67%
  7. Coordination Abnormal (abnormal movement): 1 person, 16.67%
  8. Dizziness: 1 person, 16.67%
  9. Ear Discomfort: 1 person, 16.67%
  10. Skin Disorder (skin disease): 1 person, 16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on data from the CDC and the FDA.

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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