Revlimid and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Revlimid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 131,656 people who have side effects when taking Revlimid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

131,656 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid.
Among them, 3,279 people (2.49%) 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: 50.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 46.17 %
  • male: 53.83 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 0.93 %
  • 40-49: 3.94 %
  • 50-59: 14.22 %
  • 60+: 80.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (2,271 people, 69.26%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (291 people, 8.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (103 people, 3.14%)
  • Pain (97 people, 2.96%)
  • Preventive Health Care (80 people, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (471 people, 14.36%)
  • Dexamethasone (390 people, 11.89%)
  • Velcade (340 people, 10.37%)
  • Aspirin (331 people, 10.09%)
  • Decadron (240 people, 7.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (818 people, 24.95%)
  • Anaemia (497 people, 15.16%)
  • Weakness (493 people, 15.04%)
  • Chest Pain (468 people, 14.27%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (458 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Revlimid 131,881 users)

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