Dexamethasone and Gerd - from FDA reports


Summary

Gerd is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Gerd with Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,053 people who have side effects when taking Dexamethasone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 18, 2018

65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 712 people (1.09%) have Gerd


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexamethasone cause Gerd?

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Gerd *:

  • < 1 month: 59.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gerd when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • female: 54.34 %
  • male: 45.66 %

Age of people who have Gerd when taking Dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.51 %
  • 10-19: 1.52 %
  • 20-29: 0.34 %
  • 30-39: 4.39 %
  • 40-49: 22.97 %
  • 50-59: 28.89 %
  • 60+: 41.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (115 people, 16.15%)
  • Pain (67 people, 9.41%)
  • Breast Cancer (64 people, 8.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 7.72%)
  • Depression (46 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (492 people, 69.10%)
  • Aredia (343 people, 48.17%)
  • Oxycontin (230 people, 32.30%)
  • Neurontin (193 people, 27.11%)
  • Levaquin (191 people, 26.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (487 people, 68.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (470 people, 66.01%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (410 people, 57.58%)
  • Anaemia (357 people, 50.14%)
  • Back Pain (321 people, 45.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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