Could Dexamethasone cause Urticaria - from FDA reports
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 65,051 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA. Among them, 265 have Urticaria. Find out below who they are, when they have Urticaria and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 65,563 users)
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,728 Urticaria patients).
On Jan, 07, 2017
65,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 265 people (0.41%) have Urticaria
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Urticaria *:
- < 1 month: 79.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.95 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.56 %
- 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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