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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Fungal infection?

We study 53,168 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 202 have Fungal infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal infection and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,441 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Fungal infection

Fungal infection (latest reports from 62,224 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 53,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 202 people (0.38%) have Fungal Infection. They amount to 0.32% of all the 62,212 people who have Fungal Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fungal infection in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Fungal infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fungal infection30.77%56.41%5.13%7.69%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Fungal infection50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fungal infection0.00%1.95%11.69%0.65%4.55%9.09%25.32%46.75%

Severity of Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fungal infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (47 people, 23.27%)
  2. Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (17 people, 8.42%)
  3. Mantle cell lymphoma (13 people, 6.44%)
  4. Osteoporosis (12 people, 5.94%)
  5. Metastases to bone (12 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (43 people, 21.29%)
  2. Aredia (40 people, 19.80%)
  3. Velcade (38 people, 18.81%)
  4. Dexamethasone tab (36 people, 17.82%)
  5. Methotrexate (32 people, 15.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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