Review: could Tacrolimus cause Shock lung?
We study 13,502 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 (latest outcomes from 13,589 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.
Shock lung (a condition in which the lungs suddenly become damaged) (latest reports from 56,989 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, acute myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, pain.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 13,502 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 58,184 people who have Shock Lung on eHealthMe.
Time on Tacrolimus when people have Shock lung * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shock lung||71.79%||15.38%||0.00%||0.00%||10.26%||2.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shock lung when taking Tacrolimus * :
|Shock lung||32.41%||67.59% |
Age of people who have Shock lung when taking Tacrolimus * :
|Shock lung||1.39%||20.83%||6.94%||6.25%||5.56%||18.75%||17.36%||22.92% |
Severity of Shock lung when taking Tacrolimus ** :
How people recovered from Shock lung ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone marrow conditioning regimen (22 people, 17.74%)
- Prophylaxis (21 people, 16.94%)
- Liver transplant (17 people, 13.71%)
- Constipation (16 people, 12.90%)
- Immunosuppression (15 people, 12.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisolone (63 people, 50.81%)
- Methotrexate (58 people, 46.77%)
- Mycophenolate mofetil (47 people, 37.90%)
- Fludarabine phosphate (26 people, 20.97%)
- Heparin (24 people, 19.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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The autoimmune hepatitis is de novo. Approx. 2 yrs after transplant for Chronic Hep B), ALT and AST went from 40 or 50 to 400 and 500 in 1 mo. Drs. tested (Ultrasound/liver biopsy/arteriogram) thinking it was hepatic veno-occlusion or vasculitis. I was told there was significant biliary damage. 2 yrs after tx, my liver is almost entirely cirrhotic. Experienced massive body swelling with seepage thru ankles and broken blood vessels around upper ankles. Diagnosed w/ GVHD and Autoimmune Hepatitis. Drs. had decided to re-transplant but called it off. Nausea is severe and debilitating. Abdomen very distended.
From this study (1 month ago):
The autoimmune hepatitis is de novo. Approx. 2 yrs after transplant, ALT and AST went from 40 or 50 to 400 and 500 in 1 mo. Drs. tested (Ultrasound/liver biopsy/arteriogram) thinking it was hepatic veno-occlusion or vasculitis. 2 yrs after tx, my liver is almost entirely cirrhotic. Experienced massive body swelling (ESLD-Chronic Hep B)with seepage thru ankles and broken blood vessels around upper ankles. Diagnosed w/ GVHD and Autoimmune Hepatitis. Drs. had decided to re-transplant but called it off. Nausea is severe and debilitating. Abdomen very distended.
From this study (1 month ago):
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