Review: could Tacrolimus cause Shock Lung?


Summary

Shock lung is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Immunosuppression . We study 12,364 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Shock lung. Find out below who they are, when they have Shock lung and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from Tacrolimus 12,839 users)

Shock Lung

Shock lung (a condition in which the lungs suddenly become damaged) has been reported by people with acidosis, diarrhea (latest reports from 11,567 Shock lung patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

12,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 146 people (1.18%) have Shock Lung


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tacrolimus cause Shock lung?

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Shock Lung *:

  • < 1 month: 65.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shock Lung when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • female: 37.68 %
  • male: 62.32 %

Age of people who have Shock Lung when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • 0-1: 1.46 %
  • 2-9: 21.17 %
  • 10-19: 6.57 %
  • 20-29: 6.57 %
  • 30-39: 5.11 %
  • 40-49: 19.71 %
  • 50-59: 18.25 %
  • 60+: 21.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Liver Transplant (15 people)
  • Immunosuppression (15 people)
  • Bone Marrow Conditioning Regimen (10 people)
  • Prophylaxis (9 people)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (43 people)
  • Prednisolone (36 people)
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil (35 people)
  • Cyclophosphamide (18 people)
  • Fludarabine Phosphate (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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