Review: could Dexamethasone cause High blood cholesterol and triglycerides?
We study 53,168 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 309 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 (latest outcomes from 53,441 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (latest reports from 449,226 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Aug, 24, 2014: 53,168 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 309 people (0.58%) have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. They amount to 0.07% of all the 463,157 people who have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides on eHealthMe.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||65.52%||3.45%||0.00%||27.59%||3.45%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone * :
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||54.76%||45.24% |
Age of people who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone * :
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||0.90%||3.58%||2.69%||1.49%||9.85%||17.61%||30.15%||33.73% |
Severity of High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from High blood cholesterol and triglycerides ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (58 people, 18.77%)
- Breast cancer (51 people, 16.50%)
- Pain (51 people, 16.50%)
- Metastases to bone (48 people, 15.53%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 11.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (204 people, 66.02%)
- Aredia (138 people, 44.66%)
- Oxycontin (128 people, 41.42%)
- Decadron (98 people, 31.72%)
- Aspirin (81 people, 26.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Never high cholesterol before taking meds.
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