Dexamethasone and Perineal pain - from FDA reports


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 Testis cancer . We study 65,051 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA. Among them, 92 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 65,563 users)

Perineal Pain

Perineal pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 6,953 Perineal pain patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

65,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 92 people (0.14%) have Perineal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Perineal pain?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Perineal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 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: 40.66 %
  • male: 59.34 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.17 %
  • 10-19: 4.17 %
  • 20-29: 22.22 %
  • 30-39: 15.28 %
  • 40-49: 5.56 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 43.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Testis Cancer (25 people, 27.17%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 19.57%)
  • Pain (15 people, 16.30%)
  • Muscle Spasms (15 people, 16.30%)
  • Metastases To Bone (15 people, 16.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (44 people, 47.83%)
  • Protonix (33 people, 35.87%)
  • Aranesp (33 people, 35.87%)
  • Valtrex (29 people, 31.52%)
  • Etoposide (26 people, 28.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (45 people, 48.91%)
  • Pain (41 people, 44.57%)
  • Back Pain (41 people, 44.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 41.30%)
  • Pain In Extremity (38 people, 41.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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