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Review: could Tacrolimus cause Interstitial lung disease?

We study 13,502 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,589 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease (latest reports from 118,478 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 13,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 178 people (1.32%) have Interstitial Lung Disease. They amount to 0.15% of all the 118,440 people who have Interstitial Lung Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Interstitial lung disease in Tacrolimus reports

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Interstitial lung disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Interstitial lung disease39.33%39.33%8.99%10.11%2.25%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Tacrolimus * :

FemaleMale
Interstitial lung disease49.73%50.27%

Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Tacrolimus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Interstitial lung disease0.58%7.60%8.77%8.77%5.26%4.09%12.87%52.05%

Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Tacrolimus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (74 people, 41.57%)
  2. Prophylaxis (34 people, 19.10%)
  3. Bone marrow conditioning regimen (33 people, 18.54%)
  4. Interstitial lung disease (23 people, 12.92%)
  5. Oedema (16 people, 8.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisolone (90 people, 50.56%)
  2. Methotrexate (46 people, 25.84%)
  3. Thymoglobulin (37 people, 20.79%)
  4. Fludarabine phosphate (34 people, 19.10%)
  5. Humira (29 people, 16.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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