Of the 1,738 people who wore at least one patch for more than 30 minutes, 40 (2%) had skin irritation, 32 stopped using the patch prematurely because of irritation, and 2 people sought medical treatment for their irritation, which involved topical treatment.
mSToPS was funded by Janssen. Dr. Steinhubl has received research funding from Janssen, DynoSense, EasyG, Spry Health, and Striiv.
SOURCE: Steinhubl SR et al. JAMA. 2018 July 10;3.