Dexamethasone and Urticaria - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Urticaria 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 Apr, 15, 2017

65,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 265 people (0.41%) have Urticaria


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Urticaria?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Urticaria *:

  • < 1 month: 78.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 55.91 %
  • male: 44.09 %

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.46 %
  • 2-9: 4.59 %
  • 10-19: 4.13 %
  • 20-29: 1.38 %
  • 30-39: 8.26 %
  • 40-49: 16.51 %
  • 50-59: 22.02 %
  • 60+: 42.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (72 people, 27.17%)
  • Chemotherapy (17 people, 6.42%)
  • Breast Cancer (16 people, 6.04%)
  • Preventive Health Care (8 people, 3.02%)
  • Pain (8 people, 3.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (40 people, 15.09%)
  • Velcade (30 people, 11.32%)
  • Zofran (29 people, 10.94%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (29 people, 10.94%)
  • Zometa (26 people, 9.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (70 people, 26.42%)
  • Itching (70 people, 26.42%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (44 people, 16.60%)
  • Hypotension (42 people, 15.85%)
  • Hypersensitivity (37 people, 13.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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