Exjade side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Exjade side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Exjade. The review is based on 25,636 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Exjade

Exjade has active ingredients of deferasirox. It is often used in iron overload. (latest outcomes from Exjade 25,669 users)

On Dec, 23, 2017

25,636 people who take Exjade are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Exjade side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • death
  • white blood cell count increased
  • diarrhoea
  • rash
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • urticaria
  • pyrexia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • abdominal pain
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • renal impairment
  • vomiting
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count increased
6 - 12 months:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • blood creatinine increased
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure
  • sepsis
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • white blood cell count decreased
1 - 2 years:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • diarrhoea
  • sepsis
  • renal failure
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • serum ferritin increased
  • abdominal pain
  • blood creatinine increased
2 - 5 years:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • vomiting
  • memory impairment
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • serum ferritin increased
  • weight decreased
  • liver function test abnormal
5 - 10 years:
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • death
  • pain
  • serum ferritin increased
  • white blood cell count increased
  • blood bilirubin unconjugated increased
  • blood iron increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • memory impairment
  • vomiting
10+ years:
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • vomiting
  • colitis ulcerative
  • haemolysis
  • pyrexia
  • spinal fracture
  • swelling face
  • ventricular hypertrophy
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • serum ferritin increased
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • malaise
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • serum ferritin increased
  • pyrexia
  • malaise
  • abdominal pain
male:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • serum ferritin increased
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • white blood cell count decreased

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac murmur
  • cell death
  • faeces pale
  • hepatitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • lethargy
  • rash erythematous
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • serum ferritin increased
  • pyrexia
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • abdominal pain
  • death
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • nausea
10-19:
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • vomiting
  • serum ferritin increased
  • pyrexia
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • white blood cell count increased
  • weight decreased
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
20-29:
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • death
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • serum ferritin increased
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • sickle cell anaemia
30-39:
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • death
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • white blood cell count increased
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • serum ferritin increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • death
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • rash
  • abdominal pain
  • blood creatinine increased
60+:
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • serum ferritin increased
  • thrombocytopenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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