Dexamethasone and High blood cholesterol and triglycerides - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 65,051 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA. Among them, 374 have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 65,563 users)

High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,899 High blood cholesterol and triglycerides patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

65,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 374 people (0.57%) have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause High blood cholesterol and triglycerides?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides *:

  • < 1 month: 25.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 54.73 %
  • male: 45.27 %

Age of people who have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 1.36 %
  • 2-9: 3.73 %
  • 10-19: 3.39 %
  • 20-29: 2.03 %
  • 30-39: 13.22 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 24.41 %
  • 60+: 31.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (65 people, 17.38%)
  • Metastases To Bone (51 people, 13.64%)
  • Pain (43 people, 11.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 10.16%)
  • Depression (36 people, 9.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (201 people, 53.74%)
  • Aredia (135 people, 36.10%)
  • Oxycontin (119 people, 31.82%)
  • Decadron (90 people, 24.06%)
  • Morphine (77 people, 20.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (212 people, 56.68%)
  • Pain (208 people, 55.61%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (173 people, 46.26%)
  • Anaemia (152 people, 40.64%)
  • Injury (149 people, 39.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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