Dexamethasone and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure 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 Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 65,051 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA. Among them, 1,715 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 65,563 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
65,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 1,715 people (2.64%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 65.7 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.96 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.31 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.47 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.12 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.22 %
- 10+ years: 0.22 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Dexamethasone *:
- female: 40.69 %
- male: 59.31 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 1.37 %
- 2-9: 0.87 %
- 10-19: 2.09 %
- 20-29: 1.08 %
- 30-39: 2.82 %
- 40-49: 9.68 %
- 50-59: 18.27 %
- 60+: 63.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (807 people, 47.06%)
- Preventive Health Care (144 people, 8.40%)
- Pain (132 people, 7.70%)
- High Blood Pressure (110 people, 6.41%)
- Nausea (80 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Revlimid (478 people, 27.87%)
- Zometa (341 people, 19.88%)
- Velcade (340 people, 19.83%)
- Aredia (219 people, 12.77%)
- Aspirin (190 people, 11.08%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Anaemia (327 people, 19.07%)
- Pain (320 people, 18.66%)
- Diarrhea (302 people, 17.61%)
- Pneumonia (295 people, 17.20%)
- Thrombocytopenia (284 people, 16.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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