Review: could Revlimid cause Gallbladder removal?
This is a review of Gallbladder removal by studying 40,144 people who take Revlimid. We analyze: the time on Revlimid when people have Gallbladder removal, gender and age of these people, the severity of Gallbladder removal, 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.
Gallbladder removal (latest reports from 39,206 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, premenstrual syndrome, acne, pain.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 40,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid. Among them, 48 people (0.12%) have Gallbladder Removal.
Time on Revlimid when people have Gallbladder removal * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gallbladder removal||40.00%||60.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid * :
|Gallbladder removal||32.20%||67.80% |
Age of people who have Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid * :
|Gallbladder removal||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.13%||0.00%||97.87% |
Severity of Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid ** :
How people recovered from Gallbladder removal ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 70.83%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 8.33%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 4.17%)
- Prostate cancer (2 people, 4.17%)
- Lymphoma (2 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (27 people, 56.25%)
- Zometa (22 people, 45.83%)
- Lipitor (22 people, 45.83%)
- Aspirin (21 people, 43.75%)
- Nexium (21 people, 43.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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