Drug Safety Information for OVIDE (Malathion)

Adverse Drug Reactions for OVIDE* (Malathion)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with OVIDE
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Drug ineffective9
2Chemical injury8
3Burns second degree7
4Pregnancy with injectable contraceptive7
5Dyspnoea7
6Alopecia7
7Application site vesicles6
8Burning sensation6
9Blister5
10Application site erythema5
11Pain*5
12Diarrhoea5
13Thermal burn5
14Application site exfoliation4
15Abdominal pain4
16Skin burning sensation4
17Application site pain4
18Vomiting4
19Application site burn4
20Application site scab4

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of OVIDE " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking OVIDE
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Lice infestation200
2Acarodermatitis21
3Accidental exposure8
4Suicide attempt3

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for OVIDE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 356


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for OVIDE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 356*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Malathion (Malathion, Ovide)

Charts are based on 356 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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