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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Completed suicide?

We study 53,168 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

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,442 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma.

Completed suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) (latest reports from 110,957 patients) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 53,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Completed Suicide. They amount to 0.03% of all the 110,949 people who have Completed Suicide on eHealthMe.

Trend of Completed suicide in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Completed suicide * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Completed suicide70.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Completed suicide51.28%48.72%

Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Completed suicide0.00%0.00%3.12%0.00%0.00%9.38%28.12%59.38%

Severity of Completed suicide when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (6 people, 17.65%)
  2. Breast cancer (5 people, 14.71%)
  3. Swelling (2 people, 5.88%)
  4. Radiculopathy (2 people, 5.88%)
  5. Cancer pain (1 people, 2.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyclophosphamide (9 people, 26.47%)
  2. Prochlorperazine (9 people, 26.47%)
  3. Doxorubicin hcl (7 people, 20.59%)
  4. Granisetron (7 people, 20.59%)
  5. Thalomid (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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