Review: could Dexamethasone cause Pancreatitis?
This is a review of Pancreatitis by studying 53,145 people who take Dexamethasone. We analyze: the time on Dexamethasone when people have Pancreatitis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pancreatitis, 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.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 192,783 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 53,145 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 222 people (0.42%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.12% of all the 191,756 people who 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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