Tacrolimus and Interstitial lung disease - from FDA reports
Interstitial lung disease is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisolone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 24,548 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA. Among them, 244 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.
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Interstitial Lung Disease
Interstitial lung disease has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, preventive health care, lung cancer - non-small cell, breast cancer (latest reports from 28,509 Interstitial lung disease patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
24,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 244 people (0.99%) have Interstitial Lung Disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tacrolimus when people have Interstitial Lung Disease *:
- < 1 month: 40.91 %
- 1 - 6 months: 39.77 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.23 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Tacrolimus *:
- female: 52.44 %
- male: 47.56 %
Age of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Tacrolimus *:
- 0-1: 0.96 %
- 2-9: 6.73 %
- 10-19: 6.73 %
- 20-29: 6.73 %
- 30-39: 5.77 %
- 40-49: 8.17 %
- 50-59: 16.35 %
- 60+: 48.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (81 people, 33.20%)
- Preventive Health Care (41 people, 16.80%)
- Bone Marrow Conditioning Regimen (39 people, 15.98%)
- Immunodeficiency Disorders (18 people, 7.38%)
- Stem Cell Transplant (14 people, 5.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisolone (93 people, 38.11%)
- Methotrexate (57 people, 23.36%)
- Fludarabine Phosphate (30 people, 12.30%)
- Humira (25 people, 10.25%)
- Acyclovir (24 people, 9.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (41 people, 16.80%)
- Respiratory Acidosis (37 people, 15.16%)
- Pneumonia (32 people, 13.11%)
- Diarrhea (32 people, 13.11%)
- Thrombotic Microangiopathy (23 people, 9.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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