Tacrolimus and Papilloedema - from FDA reports

Papilloedema is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Immunodeficiency disorders. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,562 people who have side effects when taking Tacrolimus from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 18, 2018

39,562 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 28 people (0.07%) have Papilloedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Tacrolimus when people have Papilloedema *:

Gender of people who have Papilloedema when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Papilloedema when taking Tacrolimus *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Immunodeficiency Disorders: 10 people, 35.71%
  2. Preventive Health Care: 4 people, 14.29%
  3. Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges): 3 people, 10.71%
  4. Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 2 people, 7.14%
  5. Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts): 2 people, 7.14%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prednisone: 8 people, 28.57%
  2. Mycophenolic Acid: 5 people, 17.86%
  3. Amphotericin B: 5 people, 17.86%
  4. Flucytosine: 5 people, 17.86%
  5. Fluconazole: 5 people, 17.86%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 10 people, 35.71%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 10 people, 35.71%
  3. Blindness: 8 people, 28.57%
  4. Confusional State: 8 people, 28.57%
  5. Retinal Haemorrhage (bleeding from retina): 8 people, 28.57%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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