Review: could Revlimid cause Embolic Stroke?


Summary

Embolic stroke is found among people who take Revlimid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin., and have Plasma cell myeloma . We study 104,646 people who have side effects while taking Revlimid from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Embolic stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Embolic stroke and more.

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Revlimid

Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Revlimid 111,359 users)

Embolic Stroke

Embolic stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) has been reported by people with haemorrhage intracranial, atrial fibrillation/flutter, fever, drug ineffective, haemorrhagic infarction (latest reports from 2,262 Embolic stroke patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

104,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid.
Among them, 20 people (0.02%) have Embolic Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Revlimid cause Embolic stroke?

Time on Revlimid when people have Embolic Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 54.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.45 %
  • 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 Embolic Stroke when taking Revlimid *:

  • female: 55 %
  • male: 45 %

Age of people who have Embolic Stroke when taking Revlimid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Menstrual Cycle Management (1 person, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Combivent (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Cipro (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Aspirin. (4 people, 20.00%)
  • K-Dur (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Flomax (3 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Thrombosis (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Platelet Count Decreased (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Asthenia (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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