Dexamethasone and Recurrent leg pain and cramping - from FDA reports
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 Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Recurrent leg pain and cramping with Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,053 people who have side effects when taking Dexamethasone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 25, 2017
65,053 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:
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 *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (9 people, 20.93%)
- Nasopharyngeal Cancer (2 people, 4.65%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 4.65%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 4.65%)
- Depression (1 person, 2.33%)
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.
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User reviews to the study
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