Review: could Dexamethasone cause Pancreatic cancer?
This is a review of Pancreatic cancer (Pancreatic carcinoma) by studying 53,145 people who take Dexamethasone. We analyze: the time on Dexamethasone when people have Pancreatic cancer, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pancreatic cancer, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Dexamethasone. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,423 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling, headache. Commonly reported side effects of Dexamethasone include pneumonia, fever, agranulocytosis, pneumonia aggravated, nausea.
Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 20,609 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, pancreatic carcinoma.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 50,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 36 people (0.07%) have Pancreatic Cancer.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Pancreatic cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pancreatic cancer||22.22%||22.22%||55.56%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Pancreatic cancer||23.53%||76.47% |
Age of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Pancreatic cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Severity of Pancreatic cancer when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatic cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 33.33%)
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (5 people, 13.89%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma (4 people, 11.11%)
- Nausea (3 people, 8.33%)
- Pain (3 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Revlimid (14 people, 38.89%)
- Aredia (11 people, 30.56%)
- Levaquin (11 people, 30.56%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 27.78%)
- Zometa (9 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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