Dexamethasone and 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 Chemotherapy. This review analyzes which people have Urticaria 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 Aug, 16, 2017
65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 314 people (0.48%) have Urticaria
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Urticaria *:
- < 1 month: 74.36 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
- 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: 59.27 %
- male: 40.73 %
Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 0.39 %
- 2-9: 5.43 %
- 10-19: 3.49 %
- 20-29: 1.94 %
- 30-39: 9.69 %
- 40-49: 13.95 %
- 50-59: 24.81 %
- 60+: 40.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chemotherapy (17 people, 5.41%)
- Breast Cancer (16 people, 5.10%)
- Preventive Health Care (8 people, 2.55%)
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 2.55%)
- Asthma (8 people, 2.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Revlimid (40 people, 12.74%)
- Zofran (35 people, 11.15%)
- Cyclophosphamide (31 people, 9.87%)
- Velcade (30 people, 9.55%)
- Benadryl (29 people, 9.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (78 people, 24.84%)
- Rashes (72 people, 22.93%)
- Hypotension (48 people, 15.29%)
- Breathing Difficulty (46 people, 14.65%)
- Chest Pain (39 people, 12.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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