Dexamethasone and Sleepy - from FDA reports
Sleepy is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Velcade, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Sleepy 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 Nov, 18, 2017
65,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone.
Among them, 877 people (1.35%) have Sleepy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Sleepy *:
- < 1 month: 65.15 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.3 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.76 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sleepy when taking Dexamethasone *:
- female: 49.88 %
- male: 50.12 %
Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Dexamethasone *:
- 0-1: 0.13 %
- 2-9: 4.02 %
- 10-19: 3.49 %
- 20-29: 2.82 %
- 30-39: 5.36 %
- 40-49: 11.8 %
- 50-59: 19.57 %
- 60+: 52.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (104 people, 11.86%)
- Preventive Health Care (41 people, 4.68%)
- High Blood Pressure (34 people, 3.88%)
- Depression (33 people, 3.76%)
- Nausea (26 people, 2.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Velcade (147 people, 16.76%)
- Zometa (126 people, 14.37%)
- Revlimid (112 people, 12.77%)
- Morphine (91 people, 10.38%)
- Acetaminophen (90 people, 10.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (232 people, 26.45%)
- Weakness (182 people, 20.75%)
- Fever (157 people, 17.90%)
- Diarrhea (153 people, 17.45%)
- Pain (141 people, 16.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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