Review: could Dexamethasone cause Pancreatitis?
Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 53,185 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 222 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from 53,459 Dexamethasone users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 31,822 Pancreatitis patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 53,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 222 people (0.42%) have Pancreatitis.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Pancreatitis * :
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Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Dexamethasone * :
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Dexamethasone * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (93 people, 41.89%)
- Prophylaxis (40 people, 18.02%)
- Hypertension (36 people, 16.22%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 9.91%)
- Neoplasm malignant (19 people, 8.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Revlimid (80 people, 36.04%)
- Bactrim (58 people, 26.13%)
- Dexamethasone tab (50 people, 22.52%)
- Thalidomide (48 people, 21.62%)
- Fluconazole (46 people, 20.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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