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Review: could Dexamethasone cause High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (High Blood Cholesterol)?





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 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 53,177 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

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 53,452 users)

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.(latest reports from High blood cholesterol and triglycerides 158,201 patients)

On Dec, 7, 2014: 53,177 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 309 people (0.58%) have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides.

Trend of High blood cholesterol and triglycerides in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides65.52%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 * :

FemaleMale
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides54.76%45.24%

Age of people who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides0.90%3.58%2.69%1.49%9.85%17.61%30.15%33.73%

Severity of High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Dexamethasone ** :

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How people recovered from High blood cholesterol and triglycerides ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (58 people, 18.77%)
  2. Breast cancer (51 people, 16.50%)
  3. Pain (51 people, 16.50%)
  4. Metastases to bone (48 people, 15.53%)
  5. Hypertension (37 people, 11.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (204 people, 66.02%)
  2. Aredia (138 people, 44.66%)
  3. Oxycontin (128 people, 41.42%)
  4. Decadron (98 people, 31.72%)
  5. Aspirin (81 people, 26.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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