eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

How to?

Review: could Dexamethasone cause Adrenal insufficiency?

We study 53,163 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Adrenal insufficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Adrenal insufficiency and more.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Dexamethasone and have Adrenal insufficiency >>>

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,436 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids) (latest reports from 20,599 patients) has been reported by people with asthma, osteoporosis, hiv infection, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Jul, 22, 2014: 53,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 130 people (0.24%) have Adrenal Insufficiency. They amount to 0.63% of all the 20,599 people who have Adrenal Insufficiency on eHealthMe.

Trend of Adrenal insufficiency in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Adrenal insufficiency * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Adrenal insufficiency16.67%50.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Adrenal insufficiency when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Adrenal insufficiency55.07%44.93%

Age of people who have Adrenal insufficiency when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Adrenal insufficiency5.07%5.07%2.17%5.80%12.32%18.84%5.07%45.65%

Severity of Adrenal insufficiency when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Adrenal insufficiency ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 15.38%)
  2. Constipation (20 people, 15.38%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 14.62%)
  4. Deep vein thrombosis (16 people, 12.31%)
  5. Pulmonary embolism (14 people, 10.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrocortisone (34 people, 26.15%)
  2. Carboplatin (23 people, 17.69%)
  3. Prednisone (21 people, 16.15%)
  4. Naproxen (21 people, 16.15%)
  5. Decadron (20 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Decadron 6 mg tid.
    Other medications atenolol, atorvastatin, fuoresemide, keppra, lisinopril, omeprazole, potassium chloride

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I'm just checking my hunch about the reaction. I took the dexamethasone around 9:30 and the lortab around 12:30. By 1pm my face had started swelling and a red rash started along the laugh lines under the cheeks and started spreading rapidly. It was really hot and just looked like one giant hive. I took two Benadryl and I can't tell that it helped any at all. The redness went partially on to my neck and forehead, also my chin. I put cortisone cream on it around 7:00. Still no relief.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Dexamethasone, Adrenal insufficiency

More reviews for: Dexamethasone, Adrenal insufficiency

On eHealthMe, Dexamethasone (dexamethasone) is often used for multiple myeloma. Find out below the conditions Dexamethasone is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Dexamethasone used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

38 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Copaxone for a 40-year old woman who has Multiple Scl ... (4 minutes ago)

- Voltaren for a 60-year old woman who has Arthritis (11 minutes ago)

- Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent for a 67-year old man ... (14 minutes ago)

Related study

- Dexamethasone side effects

 

Related symptom

- Adrenal Insufficiency

 

 

Recent user comments

- "have developed whites patches on both hands and both ... " (11 minutes ago)

- "My muscle tone started diminishing, had changes in sk ... " (3 hours ago)

- "my mother has been taking atenolol and has recently b ... " (4 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Histamine Intolerance

- Inhame-bravo and Chinese Goldenseal

- Lamivudine and Acyclovir

- Lexapro and Bradycardia Neonatal

- Indian Chocolate and Parsidol

 

Popular searches

- Lexapro
- Multiple Sclerosis Relapse
- Bleeding Gums
- Doxycycline
- Cholecystitis

Recent updates on eHealthMe:

- Shingles in Behcet's Syndrome (0 second ago)

- Grindelia, Esmolol Hydrochloride drug interactions (1 second ago)

- Multiple Vitamin Overdose in Lisinopril (2 seconds ago)

- Cramps - Leg in B6 (3 seconds ago)

- Amnesia in Extavia (4 seconds ago)

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.