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Review: could Decadron cause Migraine?





Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Decadron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 24,692 people who have side effects while taking Decadron from FDA and social media. Among them, 99 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Decadron and have Migraine >>>

Decadron

Decadron has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from Decadron 24,814 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Migraine 47,669 patients)

On Dec, 9, 2014: 24,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Decadron. Among them, 99 people (0.40%) have Migraine.

Trend of Migraine in Decadron reports

Time on Decadron when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine71.43%28.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Decadron * :

FemaleMale
Migraine83.17%16.83%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Decadron * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%9.38%25.00%29.17%32.29%

Severity of Migraine when taking Decadron ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (30 people, 30.30%)
  2. Depression (17 people, 17.17%)
  3. Nausea (14 people, 14.14%)
  4. Oral pain (12 people, 12.12%)
  5. Oedema (12 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (68 people, 68.69%)
  2. Aredia (61 people, 61.62%)
  3. Compazine (38 people, 38.38%)
  4. Xanax (34 people, 34.34%)
  5. Flagyl (32 people, 32.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Decadron Addiction, and takes Decadron)
    I was diagnosed with Neurocystercircosis, with edemas, due to parasites from a tape worm. Been on and off Decadron for 5 months and every time I get off of it, I end up with brain swelling and in the emergency room, and back to high dosage Decadron.
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    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Lichenoid Mulositis - Oral Mouth Blisters Since Feb., and takes Dexamethasone)
    HELP...EVERYTHING TRIED FROM 17 SPECIALISTS ORAL MOUTH BLISTERS, SORES,ESPECIALLY IN THE FRONT OF MOUTH BY GUM LINE...NO SOLD FOODS SINCE FEB. LAST DOSE OF RUTUXIN....ANYONE OUT THERE AVE ANY SUGGESTIONS...
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    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Dexamethasone, Tussicaps, Azithromycin, Methotrexate, Enbrel)
    i have RA and take Enbrel and methotrexate every week. i am currently taking azithromycin, tussicaps and dexamethasone to treat a severe cold, cough, sore throat, etc. My question is should i stop taking the ra meds until my antibiotics and steroids are done? Or should i just continue as normal, don ...
  • Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Spondylosis, Autoimmune Disorder, Asthma Late Onset, Migraine, Degenerative Joint Disease, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Facet Joint Syndrome, Sacroiliitis, Diverticulosis, PTSD, IBS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pelvic Congestion, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and takes Albuterol Sulfate, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Maxalt, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Oxycontin, Alvesco, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with acti ...
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