Review: could Dexamethasone cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 53,185 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,802 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from 53,459 Dexamethasone users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,113 Back pain patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 53,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 1,805 people (3.39%) have Back Pain.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||60.63%||20.56%||12.54%||5.23%||0.70%||0.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Back pain||53.50%||46.50% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.70%||0.35%||0.94%||4.40%||18.59%||27.98%||47.04% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (621 people, 34.40%)
- Metastases to bone (221 people, 12.24%)
- Pain (203 people, 11.25%)
- Breast cancer (126 people, 6.98%)
- Prophylaxis (80 people, 4.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (1,000 people, 55.40%)
- Aredia (649 people, 35.96%)
- Aspirin (447 people, 24.76%)
- Oxycontin (407 people, 22.55%)
- Decadron (404 people, 22.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid, Cymbalta, Glumetza for a 60-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Thyroid Cancer - Papillary Carcinoma, Pain - Back, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Insomnia, Hip Pain, Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Acidophilus Lactobacillus, Benicar Hct for a 58-year old woman with Bowel Movement Irregularity, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled. The patient has Back Pain, Nausea, Leg Cramping, Tongue Irritation, Insomnia, Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Arimidex, Lasix for a 34-year old man with Fluid Retention. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Adderall 30, Norco, Dilaudid, Oxycontin for a 38-year old woman with ADHD, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Hydronephrosis, Kidney Palpable, Kidney Stones, Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease, Wound Healing Normal, Herpes Virus Infection, Herpes Zoster, Eczema, Hip Pain, X-ray - Pelvis, Back Pain, Adhd, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Muscle Pain, Brain Mass, Fatigue - Chronic, Seizure - Generalized, Connective Tissue Inflammation, Joint Stiffness, Joint Inflammation, Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Citalopram Hydrobromide, Quetiapine Fumarate for a 39-year old woman with Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient has Back Pain
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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.
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