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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Pancreatic cancer (Pancreatic carcinoma)?

Summary: Pancreatic cancer is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 53,174 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,449 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Trend of dexamethasone reports

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,244 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic carcinoma.

Trend of Pancreatic cancer reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 53,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 44 people (0.08%) have Pancreatic Cancer.

Trend of Pancreatic cancer in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Pancreatic cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatic cancer13.33%13.33%73.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Pancreatic cancer23.81%76.19%

Age of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatic cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%27.59%72.41%

Severity of Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pancreatic cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (12 people, 27.27%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (8 people, 18.18%)
  3. Pancreatic carcinoma (4 people, 9.09%)
  4. Nausea (3 people, 6.82%)
  5. Pain (3 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Revlimid (17 people, 38.64%)
  2. Levaquin (14 people, 31.82%)
  3. Aredia (14 people, 31.82%)
  4. Aspirin (13 people, 29.55%)
  5. Zometa (12 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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