Carpal tunnel decompression and drugs of ingredients of dexamethasone - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Summary:

Carpal tunnel decompression is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for 2 - 5 years. This phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 125,074 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Aeroseb-dex, Decaderm, Decadron, Decaspray, Dexamethasone, Dexamethasone intensol, Dexone 0.5, Dexone 0.75, Dexone 1.5, Dexone 4, Dextenza, Dexycu kit, Hemady, Hexadrol, Maxidex, Ozurdex.

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On Jun, 28, 2022

125,074 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone.
Among them, 14 people (0.01%) have Carpal tunnel decompression


What is Carpal tunnel decompression?

Carpal tunnel decompression is found to be associated with 474 drugs and 224 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone cause Carpal tunnel decompression?

Time on drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone when people have Carpal tunnel decompression *:

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

Gender of people who have Carpal tunnel decompression when taking drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

Age of people who have Carpal tunnel decompression when taking drugs with ingredients of dexamethasone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 90.91 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 10 people, 71.43%
  2. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 10 people, 71.43%
  3. Type 2 Diabetes: 1 person, 7.14%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 7.14%
  5. Erection Problems: 1 person, 7.14%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Ambien: 11 people, 78.57%
  2. Lorazepam: 11 people, 78.57%
  3. Zometa: 10 people, 71.43%
  4. Carbocaine: 10 people, 71.43%
  5. Levaquin: 10 people, 71.43%
  6. Lanoxin: 10 people, 71.43%
  7. Klor-Con: 10 people, 71.43%
  8. Intron A: 10 people, 71.43%
  9. Coumadin: 10 people, 71.43%
  10. Celebrex: 10 people, 71.43%

Other side effects people have besides Carpal tunnel decompression *:

  1. Anaemia (lack of blood): 11 people, 78.57%
  2. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 11 people, 78.57%
  3. Pain: 11 people, 78.57%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 10 people, 71.43%
  5. Asthma: 10 people, 71.43%
  6. Gingival Pain (gum pain): 10 people, 71.43%
  7. Gingival Infection (gum infection): 10 people, 71.43%
  8. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 10 people, 71.43%
  9. Encephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition): 10 people, 71.43%
  10. Dizziness: 10 people, 71.43%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on dexamethasone. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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