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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Buttock pain?

Summary: Buttock 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 Zantac, and have Breast cancer. We study 53,187 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Buttock pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Buttock pain and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from 53,462 Dexamethasone users)

Buttock pain

Buttock pain has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, back pain. (latest reports from 525 Buttock pain patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 53,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Buttock Pain.

Trend of Buttock pain in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Buttock pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Buttock pain100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Buttock pain85.71%14.29%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Buttock pain0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%83.33%

Severity of Buttock pain when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Buttock pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Pain (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zantac (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Aranesp (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Protonix (4 people, 57.14%)
  4. Zometa (4 people, 57.14%)
  5. Taxol (4 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I am currently on 4mg of dexamethasone for swelling. My leg has now recovered. They are being reduced every week at the moment and at one point I was taking 12mg. The reason was to reduce swelling. For the past couple of weeks I have been experiencing. Not true double vision. But when I seem to wake in the morning the room seems to move around and it takes afew seconds to focus properly. When this happens I need to take aback or try and concentrate more. During the day if I look perhaps to the side quickly it initially shows double and instantly goes away when I turn other way. I don't know if this is stress or tha side effects of the steroids. Anxiousness or what. Is this normal?

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • took dexamethasone 4 mgs for one week a month ago. Started having bloated stomach immediately,heartburn,constipation. And now have sore stomach.bloated stomach with pain in top of right stomach.Was also very irritated while taking them.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Difficulty walking - both legs are weak. More weakness in left leg where buttock pain exists. I was diagnosed with ALS in October 2013. I have arthritis and partially degenerated disc in lumbar spine. Have been experiencing the leg jerking, twitching and cramping in both legs since 2012. Weakness started in both legs early 2013 and has progressively gotten worse. Now I am having severe pain in left buttock that has been going on for about a month. I also have pain in neck and right arm due to cervical arthritis (severe) and several bulging discs. My jaw has TMJ, but now is worse. Both arms are starting to weaken too. I have been wondering if my spine problems could be the cause of ALS? Neurologists are not interested in exploring that possibility.

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