Diprolene side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Diprolene side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Diprolene. The review is based on 549 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.


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Diprolene

Diprolene has active ingredients of betamethasone dipropionate. (latest outcomes from Diprolene 552 users)


On Apr, 13, 2018

549 people who take Diprolene are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Diprolene side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Rash
  • Apnoea (suspension of external breathing)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Pemphigoid (tense blisters on the skin)
1 - 6 months:
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • Skin bacterial infection
  • Therapeutic response unexpected with drug substitution
6 - 12 months:
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
1 - 2 years:
  • Amyotrophy (muscular wasting or atrophy)
  • Skin wrinkling (wrinkle on skin)
2 - 5 years:
  • Drug effect decreased
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
not specified:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Weight increased
  • Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Diarrhoea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Pemphigoid (tense blisters on the skin)
  • Weight decreased
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Weight increased
  • Astrocytoma (tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells)
  • Chest pain
  • Drug ineffective
male:
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Weight decreased
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
2-9:
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Skin depigmentation (lightening of the skin)
10-19:
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Vomiting
  • Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Asteatosis (any disease that persistently causes the skin to dry)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
20-29:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Weight increased
  • Adnexa uteri mass (ovarian cysts)
  • Cholesterosis (abnormal deposition of cholesterol in tissues)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Hodgkin's disease (cancer originating from white blood cells)
  • Joint injury
30-39:
  • Chest pain
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs)
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  • Weight increased
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Depression
  • Drug abuse
  • Infusion related reaction
  • Mastitis (inflammation of breast)
40-49:
  • Weight decreased
  • Chest discomfort
  • Overdose
  • Rash
  • Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
  • Skin test positive
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Venous thrombosis deep limb (blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the limb)
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
  • Vomiting
50-59:
  • Death
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Actinic keratosis (skin disease due to sun exposure)
  • Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hypercoagulation (increased tendency for clotting of the blood)
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Pneumonia
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
60+:
  • Pemphigoid (tense blisters on the skin)
  • Weight decreased
  • Rash
  • Astrocytoma (tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells)
  • Skin infection
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Vertebral foraminal stenosis (narrowing of the intervertebral foramen)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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