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. This review analyzes which people have Interstitial lung disease with Tacrolimus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,166 people who have side effects when taking Tacrolimus from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 16, 2017
27,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 252 people (0.93%) have Interstitial Lung Disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tacrolimus when people have Interstitial Lung Disease *:
- < 1 month: 42.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Tacrolimus *:
- female: 52.81 %
- male: 47.19 %
Age of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Tacrolimus *:
- 0-1: 0.93 %
- 2-9: 7.48 %
- 10-19: 6.54 %
- 20-29: 6.54 %
- 30-39: 6.07 %
- 40-49: 8.41 %
- 50-59: 15.89 %
- 60+: 48.13 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (81 people, 32.14%)
- Preventive Health Care (44 people, 17.46%)
- Bone Marrow Conditioning Regimen (41 people, 16.27%)
- Immunodeficiency Disorders (19 people, 7.54%)
- Stem Cell Transplant (14 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisolone (93 people, 36.90%)
- Methotrexate (57 people, 22.62%)
- Fludarabine Phosphate (30 people, 11.90%)
- Humira (25 people, 9.92%)
- Cyclophosphamide (24 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (43 people, 17.06%)
- Respiratory Acidosis (38 people, 15.08%)
- Pneumonia (32 people, 12.70%)
- Diarrhea (32 people, 12.70%)
- Thrombotic Microangiopathy (24 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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