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 Insulin, and have Myelodysplastic syndrome.
We study 42,904 people who have side effects while taking Revlimid from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Embolic stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Embolic stroke and more.
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Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from 42,996 Revlimid users)
Embolic stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, stroke, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 1,268 Embolic stroke patients)
On Apr, 9, 2015: 42,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid. Among them, 9 people (0.02%) 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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Recent Revlimid related drug comparison:
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