A study for a 68 year old woman who takes Decadron - from FDA reports


Summary

10,343 females aged 68 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 68 year old female patient who has Ibs. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 11, 2017

10,343 females aged 68 (±5) who take Decadron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Decadron for a 68-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 68
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Ibs
  • Drugs taken:
    • Decadron (dexamethasone)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Drowsiness: 49 (0.47% of females aged 68 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • diarrhea
  • pneumonia
  • fever
  • breathing difficulty
  • nausea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • nausea and vomiting
  • dehydration
  • agranulocytosis
1 - 6 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhea
  • agranulocytosis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • anaemia
  • breathing difficulty
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • fever
  • weakness
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhea
  • rashes
  • weakness
  • tooth extraction
  • aseptic necrosis
  • death
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • neuropathy peripheral
1 - 2 years:
  • joint pain
  • agranulocytosis
  • diarrhea
  • pneumonia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • formication
  • thrombocytopenia
  • diverticulitis
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • respiratory acidosis
2 - 5 years:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • nausea and vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • pneumonia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • pleural effusion
  • rashes
  • vision blurred
5 - 10 years:
  • retinal vein thrombosis
  • jaw disorder
  • aseptic necrosis bone
  • pain
  • infection
  • bone disorder
10+ years:
  • small intestinal obstruction
  • malignant neoplasm progression
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • diarrhea
  • breathing difficulty
  • fever
  • pneumonia
  • nausea and vomiting
  • pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (854 people, 8.26%)
  • Breast Cancer (602 people, 5.82%)
  • Pain (509 people, 4.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (504 people, 4.87%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (445 people, 4.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (1,912 people, 18.49%)
  • Velcade (1,017 people, 9.83%)
  • Zometa (951 people, 9.19%)
  • Zofran (893 people, 8.63%)
  • Aspirin (809 people, 7.82%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) can be treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine hydrochloride, Mebeverine hydrochloride, Amitiza, Linzess (latest reports from 25,207 Ibs patients)

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