Tacrolimus and Papilloedema - from FDA reports


Papilloedema is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Immunodeficiency disorders. This review analyzes which people have Papilloedema with Tacrolimus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,691 people who have side effects when taking Tacrolimus from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Apr, 16, 2018

28,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus.
Among them, 22 people (0.08%) have Papilloedema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tacrolimus cause Papilloedema?

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Papilloedema *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Papilloedema when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • female: 58.82 %
  • male: 41.18 %

Age of people who have Papilloedema when taking Tacrolimus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.67 %
  • 10-19: 13.33 %
  • 20-29: 40.0 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Immunodeficiency Disorders: 10 people, 45.45%
  • Preventive Health Care: 3 people, 13.64%
  • Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges): 3 people, 13.64%
  • Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 2 people, 9.09%
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts): 2 people, 9.09%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone: 8 people, 36.36%
  • Mycophenolic Acid: 5 people, 22.73%
  • Flucytosine: 5 people, 22.73%
  • Fluconazole: 5 people, 22.73%
  • Amphotericin B: 5 people, 22.73%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 10 people, 45.45%
  • Headache (pain in head): 10 people, 45.45%
  • Retinal Haemorrhage (bleeding from retina): 8 people, 36.36%
  • Confusional State: 8 people, 36.36%
  • Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (immune recovery syndrome): 7 people, 31.82%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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