Review: could Dexamethasone cause Fungal infection?
This is a review of Fungal infection by studying 53,145 people who take Dexamethasone. We analyze: the time on Dexamethasone when people have Fungal infection, gender and age of these people, the severity of Fungal infection, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Dexamethasone. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,423 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma, swelling. Commonly reported side effects of Dexamethasone include pneumonia, fever, agranulocytosis, pneumonia aggravated, nausea.
Fungal infection (latest reports from 59,497 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 50,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 186 people (0.37%) have Fungal Infection.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Fungal infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fungal infection||30.77%||56.41%||5.13%||7.69%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Fungal infection||54.84%||45.16% |
Age of people who have Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Fungal infection||0.00%||1.97%||11.84%||0.66%||4.61%||9.21%||25.66%||46.05% |
Severity of Fungal infection when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Fungal infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (46 people, 24.73%)
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (17 people, 9.14%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 5.91%)
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 5.91%)
- Nausea (10 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (40 people, 21.51%)
- Aredia (37 people, 19.89%)
- Dexamethasone tab (36 people, 19.35%)
- Methotrexate (32 people, 17.20%)
- Vincristine (30 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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