Aprepitant and Bowel obstruction - from FDA reports
Bowel obstruction is found among people who take Aprepitant, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Bowel obstruction with Aprepitant. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,879 people who have side effects when taking Aprepitant from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jan, 15, 2018
1,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Aprepitant.
Among them, 24 people (1.28%) have Bowel obstruction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aprepitant when people have Bowel obstruction *:
- < 1 month: 85.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Bowel obstruction when taking Aprepitant *:
- female: 54.17 %
- male: 45.83 %
Age of people who have Bowel obstruction when taking Aprepitant *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 8.7 %
- 40-49: 4.35 %
- 50-59: 26.09 %
- 60+: 60.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (6 people, 25.00%)
- Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (5 people, 20.83%)
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma (4 people, 16.67%)
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (3 people, 12.50%)
- Cough (3 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Palonosetron (9 people, 37.50%)
- Dexamethasone (9 people, 37.50%)
- Cisplatin (8 people, 33.33%)
- Ondansetron (7 people, 29.17%)
- Ibuprofen (7 people, 29.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (9 people, 37.50%)
- Dehydration (9 people, 37.50%)
- Agranulocytosis (7 people, 29.17%)
- White Blood Cell Count Decreased (6 people, 25.00%)
- Ascites (6 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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