Review: could Dexamethasone cause Renal failure?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 23, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 53,145 people who take Dexamethasone. Among them, 1,488 have Renal failure. See who they are, when they have Renal failure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,423 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling, headache. Commonly reported side effects of Dexamethasone include pneumonia, fever, agranulocytosis, pneumonia aggravated, nausea.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 426,156 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 50,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 1,488 people (2.95%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||70.84%||17.42%||9.00%||1.57%||1.17%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Renal failure||38.30%||61.70% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Dexamethasone * :
|Renal failure||1.25%||2.91%||2.22%||0.76%||2.49%||9.84%||19.06%||61.47% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Dexamethasone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (740 people, 49.73%)
- Prophylaxis (157 people, 10.55%)
- Pain (129 people, 8.67%)
- Hypertension (123 people, 8.27%)
- Nausea (87 people, 5.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Revlimid (440 people, 29.57%)
- Zometa (291 people, 19.56%)
- Velcade (283 people, 19.02%)
- Dexamethasone tab (252 people, 16.94%)
- Aspirin (224 people, 15.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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