Review: could Revlimid cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Revlimid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 57,755 people who have side effects while taking Revlimid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,788 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Revlimid

Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Revlimid 56,936 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with pain, nausea, high blood pressure, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 186,247 Shortness of breath patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

57,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid.
Among them, 1,788 people (3.1%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Revlimid cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Revlimid when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 53.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Revlimid *:

  • female: 45.66 %
  • male: 54.34 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Revlimid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.34 %
  • 30-39: 0.88 %
  • 40-49: 4.9 %
  • 50-59: 16.73 %
  • 60+: 77.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (822 people)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (266 people)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (178 people)
  • Hypertension (59 people)
  • Pain (50 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (374 people)
  • Dexamethasone (374 people)
  • Aspirin (321 people)
  • Velcade (222 people)
  • Aredia (206 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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