Review: could Dexamethasone cause Perineal Pain?


Summary

Perineal pain 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 55,473 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Perineal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Perineal pain and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 55,689 users)

Perineal Pain

Perineal pain (latest reports from 4,317 Perineal pain patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

55,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 90 people (0.16%) have Perineal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Perineal pain?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Perineal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Perineal Pain when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 43.33 %
  • male: 56.67 %

Age of people who have Perineal Pain when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.7 %
  • 10-19: 1.35 %
  • 20-29: 21.62 %
  • 30-39: 13.51 %
  • 40-49: 2.7 %
  • 50-59: 16.22 %
  • 60+: 41.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (27 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (27 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people)
  • Testis Cancer (25 people)
  • Bone Lesion (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (47 people)
  • Protonix (38 people)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (36 people)
  • Lorazepam (35 people)
  • Aredia (32 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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