Dexamethasone and High blood cholesterol and triglycerides - from FDA reports
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 Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides with Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,053 people who have side effects when taking Dexamethasone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
65,053 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:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides *:
- < 1 month: 26.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 39.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
- 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 *:
- Metastases To Bone (51 people, 13.64%)
- Pain (43 people, 11.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (38 people, 10.16%)
- Depression (36 people, 9.63%)
- Breast Cancer (35 people, 9.36%)
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.
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