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 Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure 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 Oct, 20, 2017
65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 1,821 people (2.8%) have Renal failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Renal failure *:
- < 1 month: 65.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.47 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.7 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.02 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.22 %
- 10+ years: 0.22 %
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Dexamethasone *:
- female: 40.31 %
- male: 59.69 %
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 1.29 %
- 2-9: 1.08 %
- 10-19: 1.96 %
- 20-29: 1.01 %
- 30-39: 2.71 %
- 40-49: 10.08 %
- 50-59: 19.01 %
- 60+: 62.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (144 people, 7.91%)
- Pain (132 people, 7.25%)
- High Blood Pressure (110 people, 6.04%)
- Nausea (80 people, 4.39%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (58 people, 3.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Revlimid (478 people, 26.25%)
- Zometa (342 people, 18.78%)
- Velcade (340 people, 18.67%)
- Aredia (225 people, 12.36%)
- Aspirin (190 people, 10.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Anaemia (327 people, 17.96%)
- Pain (320 people, 17.57%)
- Thrombocytopenia (315 people, 17.30%)
- Diarrhea (302 people, 16.58%)
- Pneumonia (295 people, 16.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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