Review: could Revlimid cause Embolic stroke?
This is a review of Embolic stroke by studying 40,144 people who take Revlimid. We analyze: the time on Revlimid when people have Embolic stroke, gender and age of these people, the severity of Embolic stroke, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Revlimid. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Revlimid (latest outcomes from 40,231 users) has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma, primary myelofibrosis. Commonly reported side effects of Revlimid include multiple myeloma, pneumonia, pneumonia aggravated, fatigue, anaemia.
Embolic stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) (latest reports from 6,517 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, high blood cholesterol, arthritis, pain.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 40,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid. Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Embolic Stroke. They amount to 0.14% of all the 6,517 people who have Embolic Stroke.
Time on Revlimid when people have Embolic stroke * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Embolic stroke||40.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Embolic stroke when taking Revlimid * :
|Embolic stroke||61.54%||38.46% |
Age of people who have Embolic stroke when taking Revlimid * :
|Embolic stroke||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||30.77%||69.23% |
Severity of Embolic stroke when taking Revlimid ** :
How people recovered from Embolic stroke ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (7 people, 77.78%)
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 66.67%)
- Pain (4 people, 44.44%)
- Blood pressure increased (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Insulin (4 people, 44.44%)
- Oxycontin (4 people, 44.44%)
- Dilaudid (4 people, 44.44%)
- Tarceva (4 people, 44.44%)
- Oxycodone hcl (4 people, 44.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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