Renagel and Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis - from FDA reports


Summary

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is found among people who take Renagel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Magnevist, and have Arteriogram. This review analyzes which people have Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis with Renagel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,192 people who have side effects when taking Renagel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

7,192 people reported to have side effects when taking Renagel.
Among them, 1,009 people (14.03%) have Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Renagel cause Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?

Time on Renagel when people have Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis when taking Renagel *:

  • female: 56.94 %
  • male: 43.06 %

Age of people who have Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis when taking Renagel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.92 %
  • 20-29: 3.35 %
  • 30-39: 15.36 %
  • 40-49: 20.9 %
  • 50-59: 31.41 %
  • 60+: 27.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Arteriogram (417 people, 41.33%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (348 people, 34.49%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (147 people, 14.57%)
  • Pain (129 people, 12.78%)
  • High Blood Pressure (97 people, 9.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Magnevist (902 people, 89.40%)
  • Omniscan (713 people, 70.66%)
  • Optimark (611 people, 60.56%)
  • Multihance (450 people, 44.60%)
  • Prohance (445 people, 44.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (627 people, 62.14%)
  • Skin Induration (545 people, 54.01%)
  • Skin Hypertrophy (503 people, 49.85%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (462 people, 45.79%)
  • Skin Tightness (446 people, 44.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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