Dexamethasone and Acute psychosis - from FDA reports
Acute psychosis is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Acute psychosis with Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,053 people who have side effects when taking Dexamethasone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 27, 2017
65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Acute psychosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Acute psychosis *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 50 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Dexamethasone *:
- female: 64.71 %
- male: 35.29 %
Age of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 12.5 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 31.25 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 31.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (6 people, 35.29%)
- Depression (2 people, 11.76%)
- Chemotherapy (2 people, 11.76%)
- Bladder Cancer (2 people, 11.76%)
- Colon Cancer Metastatic (1 person, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cyclophosphamide (5 people, 29.41%)
- Taxotere (4 people, 23.53%)
- Lapatinib (3 people, 17.65%)
- Docetaxel (3 people, 17.65%)
- Cisplatin (3 people, 17.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Leukopenia (4 people, 23.53%)
- Retrograde Amnesia (3 people, 17.65%)
- Personality Change (3 people, 17.65%)
- Agitation (3 people, 17.65%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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