Dexamethasone and Renal failure - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure with Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,052 people who have side effects when taking Dexamethasone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

65,052 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:

Could Dexamethasone cause Renal failure?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 64.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.23 %
  • 10+ years: 0.23 %

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.

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