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Table 1 Medications with largest absolute differences in nausea rates between PLM data and medication label data

From: Comparison of rates of nausea side effects for prescription medications from an online patient community versus medication labels: an exploratory analysis

Medication name PLM Medication Label Overall Difference
Nausea % N Nausea % (median) N
Ritonavir 2.7% 75 57.4% 1755 -55%
Mycophenolate mofetil 9.7% 257 54% 896 -44%
Fluvoxamine 0% 57 39% 1295 -39%
Tacrolimus 1.9% 215 38.5% 931 -37%
Mitoxantrone 20.3% 79 55% 148 -35%
Trihexyphenidyl 5.6% 54 40% Not reported -34%
Fentanyl transdermal patch 8.6% 220 41% 216 -32%
Venlafaxine 6.5% 1035 37% 4857 -31%
Naltrexone 3.9% 407 29% 440 -25%
Desvenlafaxine 7.1% 197 31% 1365 -24%
  1. Values for all medications are available [see Additional file 1].