Kuvan and Dehydration - from FDA reports

Dehydration is found among people who take Kuvan, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Selegiline Hydrochloride, and have Phenylketonuria. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,075 people who have side effects when taking Kuvan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 28, 2018

2,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Kuvan.
Among them, 12 people (0.58%) have Dehydration

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Time on Kuvan when people have Dehydration *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dehydration when taking Kuvan *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Kuvan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 9.09 %
  • 10-19: 36.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 36.36 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Phenylketonuria (an inherited inability to metabolize phenylalanine that causes brain and nerve damage if untreated): 9 people, 75.00%
  2. Rabies (a viral disease that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals. spreads through dog bite): 1 person, 8.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Artane: 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Selegiline Hydrochloride: 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Timolol: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Famotidine: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Miconazole Nitrate: 2 people, 16.67%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 4 people, 33.33%
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 4 people, 33.33%
  3. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 3 people, 25.00%
  4. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat): 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up): 3 people, 25.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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