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Review: could Tacrolimus cause Shock lung?

We study 13,500 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Shock lung. Find out below who they are, when they have Shock lung and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,587 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Shock lung

Shock lung (a condition in which the lungs suddenly become damaged) (latest reports from 56,482 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, acute myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, pain, depression.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 13,499 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 124 people (0.92%) have Shock Lung. They amount to 0.21% of all the 58,599 people who have Shock Lung on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shock lung in Tacrolimus reports

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Shock lung * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shock lung71.79%15.38%0.00%0.00%10.26%2.56%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Shock lung32.41%67.59%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shock lung1.39%20.83%6.94%6.25%5.56%18.75%17.36%22.92%

Severity of Shock lung when taking Tacrolimus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Shock lung ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone marrow conditioning regimen (22 people, 17.74%)
  2. Prophylaxis (21 people, 16.94%)
  3. Liver transplant (17 people, 13.71%)
  4. Constipation (16 people, 12.90%)
  5. Immunosuppression (15 people, 12.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisolone (63 people, 50.81%)
  2. Methotrexate (58 people, 46.77%)
  3. Mycophenolate mofetil (47 people, 37.90%)
  4. Fludarabine phosphate (26 people, 20.97%)
  5. Heparin (24 people, 19.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • 13 years since liver transplant no problems but have just been diagnosed with Pleural Effusion
    After scans & culture tests the cause as yet to be established no sign of cancer cells in the initial
    Tests I am now waiting for my right lung to re inflate before having more tests & CT scan.
    I have been researching Tacrolimus which I take 2 mg daily and notice that a small % of users
    Over 60+ I am 73 can develop a Pleural Effusion

    Can you advise me. Thank you John.

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