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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 53,174 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,004 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,449 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Trend of dexamethasone reports

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 448,493 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Urinary tract infection reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 53,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 1,068 people (2.01%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection66.82%24.30%4.21%3.74%0.93%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection65.59%34.41%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.60%0.43%0.26%0.43%0.77%11.39%22.00%64.13%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (440 people, 41.20%)
  2. Metastases to bone (103 people, 9.64%)
  3. Breast cancer (100 people, 9.36%)
  4. Pain (88 people, 8.24%)
  5. Constipation (68 people, 6.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (445 people, 41.67%)
  2. Aspirin (315 people, 29.49%)
  3. Aredia (315 people, 29.49%)
  4. Revlimid (304 people, 28.46%)
  5. Prednisone (218 people, 20.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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