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Review: could Cardizem cause Infusion site extravasation?

Summary: Infusion site extravasation could be caused by Cardizem, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Lasix, and have Colorectal cancer metastatic.

We study 15,941 people who have side effects while taking Cardizem from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Infusion site extravasation. Find out below who they are, when they have Infusion site extravasation and more.

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Cardizem

Cardizem (latest outcomes from 16,396 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Infusion site extravasation

Infusion site extravasation (flow of (blood or lymph) from infusion site) (latest reports from 1,982 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 15,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardizem. Among them, 5 people (0.03%) have Infusion Site Extravasation. They amount to 0.25% of all the 1,982 people who have Infusion Site Extravasation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Infusion site extravasation in Cardizem reports

Time on Cardizem when people have Infusion site extravasation * :

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Gender of people who have Infusion site extravasation when taking Cardizem * :

FemaleMale
Infusion site extravasation50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Infusion site extravasation when taking Cardizem * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infusion site extravasation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Infusion site extravasation when taking Cardizem ** :

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How people recovered from Infusion site extravasation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Colorectal cancer metastatic (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Inner ear disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Sleep disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Allegra (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Synthroid (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Zetia (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Crestor (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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