Peginterferon and Dacryoadenitis acquired - from FDA reports

Dacryoadenitis acquired is reported only by a few people who take Peginterferon. We study 12,519 people who have side effects while taking Peginterferon from FDA. Among them, 2 have Dacryoadenitis acquired. Find out below who they are, when they have Dacryoadenitis acquired and more.

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On Aug, 02, 2018

12,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Peginterferon.
Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Dacryoadenitis acquired

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Dacryoadenitis acquired when taking Peginterferon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Dacryoadenitis acquired when taking Peginterferon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 100.00%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ribavirin: 2 people, 100.00%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands): 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Rashes (redness): 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Night Sweats (sweating in night): 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Joint Pain: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased: 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Eyelid Oedema (eyelids are swollen and contain excessive fluid): 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Eye Irritation: 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Erythema Nodosum (skin inflammation that results in reddish, painful, tender lumps most commonly located in the front of the legs below): 2 people, 100.00%
  10. Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased: 2 people, 100.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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