Review: could Tacrolimus cause Shock lung (ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome))?
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 Prednisolone, and have Bone marrow conditioning regimen.
We study 13,505 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 has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from 13,592 Tacrolimus users)
Shock lung (a condition in which the lungs suddenly become damaged) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, acute myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, depression. (latest reports from 11,560 Shock lung patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 13,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 124 people (0.92%) have Shock Lung.
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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- A study of drug interactions between Methotrexate, Protopic, Folic Acid for a 27-year old woman with Alopecia Totalis, Eczema, Drug Effect Increased. The patient has Stomach Pain, Fatigue
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