Dexamethasone and Recurrent leg pain and cramping - from FDA reports


Summary

Recurrent leg pain and cramping is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 65,051 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA. Among them, 43 have Recurrent leg pain and cramping. Find out below who they are, when they have Recurrent leg pain and cramping 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)

Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping

Recurrent leg pain and cramping (repeated leg pain and muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, chronic myeloid leukaemia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 2,872 Recurrent leg pain and cramping patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

65,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 43 people (0.07%) have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Recurrent leg pain and cramping?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 62.79 %
  • male: 37.21 %

Age of people who have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.88 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.88 %
  • 50-59: 2.44 %
  • 60+: 87.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 67.44%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (9 people, 20.93%)
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (40 people, 93.02%)
  • Aredia (33 people, 76.74%)
  • Prilosec (32 people, 74.42%)
  • Lisinopril (32 people, 74.42%)
  • Velcade (30 people, 69.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (43 people, 100.00%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (36 people, 83.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 79.07%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (33 people, 76.74%)
  • General Physical Health Deterioration (32 people, 74.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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