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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 53,174 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,805 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,449 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 676,532 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 53,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 1,805 people (3.39%) have Back Pain.

Trend of Back pain in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain60.63%20.56%12.54%5.23%0.70%0.35%0.00%

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Back pain53.50%46.50%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.70%0.35%0.94%4.40%18.59%27.98%47.04%

Severity of Back pain when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (621 people, 34.40%)
  2. Metastases to bone (221 people, 12.24%)
  3. Pain (203 people, 11.25%)
  4. Breast cancer (126 people, 6.98%)
  5. Prophylaxis (80 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (1,000 people, 55.40%)
  2. Aredia (649 people, 35.96%)
  3. Aspirin (447 people, 24.76%)
  4. Oxycontin (407 people, 22.55%)
  5. Decadron (404 people, 22.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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