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Review: Exjade side effects

In this review, we analyze Exjade side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Exjade. The review is based on 18,158 people who have side effects while taking Exjade from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Exjade

Exjade (latest outcomes from 18,175 users) has active ingredients of deferasirox. It is often used in iron overload.

On Apr, 17, 2015: 18,158 people who reported to have side effects when taking Exjade are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaDiarrhoeaDeathDeathDeathHaemoglobin DecreasedDrug Exposure During PregnancyDeath
DiarrhoeaBlood Creatinine IncreasedDiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisNormal NewbornDiarrhoea
Blood Creatinine IncreasedPyrexiaBlood Creatinine IncreasedAbdominal PainPyrexiaTachycardiaSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisSickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis
NauseaDeathVomitingBlood Creatinine IncreasedAbdominal PainDeathAbnormal BehaviourNausea
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedHaemoglobin DecreasedHaemoglobin DecreasedNauseaAnaemiaBack PainWeaknessPneumonia
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedPneumoniaNauseaHaemoglobin DecreasedPneumoniaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedPyrexia
VomitingNauseaPyrexiaPneumoniaHaemoglobin DecreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveHaemoglobin Decreased
RashAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatiguePyrexiaPainAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedVomiting
Blood Urea IncreasedAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedSerum Ferritin IncreasedSerum Ferritin IncreasedNauseaPainFatigue
Abdominal PainBlood Urea IncreasedAbdominal PainVomitingVomitingBlood Urea IncreasedPain

Most common side effects by gender * :

Sickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisPyrexia
Haemoglobin DecreasedBlood Creatinine Increased
VomitingHaemoglobin Decreased
PneumoniaSickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis

Most common side effects by age * :

SplenomegalyAbdominal PainSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisDeathDeath
Iron OverloadAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPyrexiaPainDiarrhoeaDeathDiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
HepatomegalyAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPyrexiaNauseaNauseaPyrexiaHaemoglobin Decreased
Treatment FailurePyrexiaAbdominal PainDeathHaemoglobin DecreasedPainVomitingBlood Creatinine Increased
PyrexiaDiarrhoeaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNauseaPyrexiaPyrexiaSickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisNausea
Skin WarmSerum Ferritin IncreasedNauseaVomitingDeathHaemoglobin DecreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedPneumonia
Rash GeneralisedNauseaPainAbdominal PainVomitingVomitingFatigueFatigue
Rash ErythematousHaemoglobin DecreasedBlood Bilirubin IncreasedHaemoglobin DecreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedSerum Ferritin IncreasedAsthenia
CoagulopathyHepatic Enzyme IncreasedSerum Ferritin IncreasedBack PainPneumoniaBack PainRashDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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