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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Urticaria?

Summary: Urticaria 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 Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 53,174 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 260 have Urticaria. Find out below who they are, when they have Urticaria 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

Urticaria

Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) (latest reports from 215,051 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

Trend of Urticaria reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 53,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 260 people (0.49%) have Urticaria.

Trend of Urticaria in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Urticaria * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urticaria85.71%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Urticaria59.26%40.74%

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urticaria0.43%5.19%3.46%2.16%12.12%15.15%22.94%38.53%

Severity of Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urticaria ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (61 people, 23.46%)
  2. Chemotherapy (16 people, 6.15%)
  3. Breast cancer (14 people, 5.38%)
  4. Non-small cell lung cancer (9 people, 3.46%)
  5. Hypertension (8 people, 3.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Revlimid (40 people, 15.38%)
  2. Dexamethasone tab (32 people, 12.31%)
  3. Zofran (30 people, 11.54%)
  4. Benadryl (29 people, 11.15%)
  5. Cyclophosphamide (28 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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