Review: could Dexamethasone cause Completed suicide?
Summary: Completed suicide 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 Cyclophosphamide, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 53,184 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from 53,458 Dexamethasone users)
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking. (latest reports from 36,355 Completed suicide patients)
On Jan, 20, 2015: 53,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Completed Suicide.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Completed suicide * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Completed suicide||70.00%||10.00%||0.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Completed suicide||51.28%||48.72% |
Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Completed suicide||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||0.00%||0.00%||9.38%||28.12%||59.38% |
Severity of Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 17.65%)
- Breast cancer (5 people, 14.71%)
- Swelling (2 people, 5.88%)
- Radiculopathy (2 people, 5.88%)
- Cancer pain (1 people, 2.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclophosphamide (9 people, 26.47%)
- Prochlorperazine (9 people, 26.47%)
- Doxorubicin hcl (7 people, 20.59%)
- Granisetron (7 people, 20.59%)
- Thalomid (6 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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