Tacrolimus and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports


Summary

Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Voriconazole, and have Immunodeficiency disorders . We study 24,548 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA. Among them, 46 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from Tacrolimus 24,763 users)

Photosensitivity Reaction

Photosensitivity reaction has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 7,616 Photosensitivity reaction patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

24,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 46 people (0.19%) have Photosensitivity Reaction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tacrolimus cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • female: 32.5 %
  • male: 67.5 %

Age of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 10.81 %
  • 10-19: 24.32 %
  • 20-29: 16.22 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 18.92 %
  • 50-59: 27.03 %
  • 60+: 2.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Immunodeficiency Disorders (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Fungal Infection (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Aspergillosis (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Hepatitis C (2 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Voriconazole (19 people, 41.30%)
  • Vfend (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Prednisone (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Sirolimus (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Cyclosporine (7 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (27 people, 58.70%)
  • Actinic Keratosis (27 people, 58.70%)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Rashes (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Photodermatosis (10 people, 21.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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