Dexamethasone and Back pain - from FDA reports
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 Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Back pain 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 Sep, 26, 2017
65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 2,079 people (3.2%) have Back pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Back pain *:
- < 1 month: 64.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.18 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.73 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone *:
- female: 55.41 %
- male: 44.59 %
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.81 %
- 10-19: 0.69 %
- 20-29: 1.33 %
- 30-39: 4.74 %
- 40-49: 18.9 %
- 50-59: 28.67 %
- 60+: 44.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastases To Bone (206 people, 9.91%)
- Pain (183 people, 8.80%)
- Breast Cancer (127 people, 6.11%)
- Preventive Health Care (94 people, 4.52%)
- Depression (82 people, 3.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (1,038 people, 49.93%)
- Aredia (641 people, 30.83%)
- Oxycontin (417 people, 20.06%)
- Levaquin (408 people, 19.62%)
- Decadron (377 people, 18.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (1,016 people, 48.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (970 people, 46.66%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (813 people, 39.11%)
- Fatigue (739 people, 35.55%)
- Anaemia (673 people, 32.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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