Review: could Dexamethasone cause Yeast Infection - Vagina?


Summary

Yeast infection - vagina is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Carboplatin, and have Complicated migraine . We study 55,473 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Yeast infection - vagina. Find out below who they are, when they have Yeast infection - vagina and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 55,689 users)

Yeast Infection - Vagina

Yeast infection - vagina (fungal infection of vagina) has been reported by people with rashes, renal failure acute, abdominal pain, drug exposure during pregnancy, cerebral infarction (latest reports from 1,308 Yeast infection - vagina patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

55,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Yeast Infection - Vagina


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Yeast infection - vagina?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Yeast Infection - Vagina *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Yeast Infection - Vagina when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Yeast Infection - Vagina when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 42.86 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Severity if Yeast Infection - Vagina when taking Dexamethasone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Yeast Infection - Vagina **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vaginal Candidiasis (1 person)
  • Hypertension (1 person)
  • Diarrhoea (1 person)
  • Constipation (1 person)
  • Complicated Migraine (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Taxol (3 people)
  • Carboplatin (3 people)
  • Zantac (2 people)
  • Valium (2 people)
  • Diazepam (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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