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Decadron (Dexamethasone) - Platelet Count Decreased - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Platelet Count Decreased (18)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Decadron (Dexamethasone) where reactions include platelet count decreased. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Decadron side effects in 65 year old

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 65 year old

Reactions: Confusional State, Hypoglycaemia, Blood Albumin Decreased, Acidosis, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Blood Fibrinogen Decreased, Oedema Peripheral, Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Hypotension, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Haemoglobin Decreased, Sepsis, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alkeran
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Decadron
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Decadron side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-10

Patient:

Reactions: Confusional State, Hypoglycaemia, Blood Albumin Decreased, Acidosis, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Blood Fibrinogen Decreased, Oedema Peripheral, Blood Creatinine Increased, Renal Failure Acute, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Hypotension, Haemoglobin Decreased, Sepsis, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Dosage: 20 mg, qw
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-07-31
    End date: 2010-08-28

Decadron
    Dosage: 12 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-11-12
    End date: 2010-11-15

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 mg, qd
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-08-15

Other drugs received by patient: Alkeran



Possible Decadron side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: female, weighing 95.2 kg (209.4 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Hypoglycaemia, Blood Albumin Decreased, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Acidosis, Blood Fibrinogen Decreased, Oedema Peripheral, Blood Creatinine Increased, Renal Failure Acute, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Hypotension, Haemoglobin Decreased, Sepsis, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Dosage: 20 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-07-31
    End date: 2010-08-28

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-08-15
    End date: 2010-08-30

Decadron
    Dosage: 12 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-11-12
    End date: 2010-11-15

Alkeran
    Dosage: 14 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-11-12
    End date: 2010-11-15



Possible Decadron side effects in 77 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-19

Patient: 77 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pyrexia, Fall, Delirium, Aspergillosis, Platelet Count Decreased, non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron

Other drugs received by patient: Proscar; Folic Acid; Potassium Chloride; Ferrous Sulfate; Prochlorperazine Maleate; Prochlorperazine Maleate



Possible Decadron side effects in 77 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: 77 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pyrexia, Fall, Delirium, Aspergillosis, Platelet Count Decreased, non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron

Other drugs received by patient: Potassium Chloride; Ferrous Sulfate; Proscar; Folic Acid; Prochlorperazine Maleate; Prochlorperazine Maleate



Possible Decadron side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-07

Patient: 15 year old female

Reactions: Blood Selenium Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Headache, Oral Herpes, Paraesthesia, Partial Seizures, Haemoglobin Decreased, Fatigue, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Bacterial Infection, Platelet Count Decreased, Fluid Intake Reduced, Hydrocephalus

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Dosage: 4 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intracranial Pressure Increased
    Start date: 2012-03-26
    End date: 2012-03-27

Ridaforolimus
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neoplasm
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-24

Other drugs received by patient: Broccoli + Carrot; Fentanyl; Photinia Pyrifolia; Radiance; Baclofen; Black Currant TEA; Cyclizine; Lansoprazole; Manuka Honey; Maxidex; Turmeric; Servedol; Selenium; Lycopene



Possible Decadron side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-25

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Haematocrit Decreased, Dyspnoea, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Palpitations, Platelet Count Decreased, Heart Rate Irregular, Asthenia, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, unk, iv
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-02
    End date: 2011-11-19

Decadron
    Dosage: 40 mg, wky, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-02
    End date: 2011-11-19

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 mg, daily, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-02
    End date: 2011-11-19

Cytoxan
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily, iv
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-02
    End date: 2011-11-19

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin



Possible Decadron side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-05-25

Patient: 15 year old female, weighing 45.8 kg (100.8 pounds)

Reactions: Stomatitis, Blood Selenium Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Oral Herpes, Haemoglobin Decreased, Partial Seizures, Fatigue, Blood Phosphorus Decreased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Fluid Intake Reduced, Platelet Count Decreased, Bacterial Infection, Hydrocephalus, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ridaforolimus
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Neoplasm
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-24

Decadron
    Dosage: 4 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intracranial Pressure Increased
    Start date: 2012-03-26
    End date: 2012-03-27

Other drugs received by patient: Photinia Pyrifolia; Selenium (Unspecified); Turmeric; Maxidex; Broccoli (=) Carrot; Radiance; Morphine Sulfate; Lansoprazole; Baclofen; Cyclizine; Black Currant (+) TEA; Lycopenhe; Manuka Honey



Possible Decadron side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-04-26

Patient: 66 year old female, weighing 56.7 kg (124.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dysphagia, Enterococcal Infection, Rectal Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Ataxia, Cystitis, Oedema Peripheral, Dizziness, Platelet Count Decreased, Oedema, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Oesophageal Ulcer

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Temodar
    Dosage: 75 mg/m[2]/daily/po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Glioblastoma Multiforme
    Start date: 2012-03-12
    End date: 2012-04-09

CAP Vorinostat UNK
    Dosage: 300 mg/5xw/po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Glioblastoma Multiforme
    Start date: 2012-03-12
    End date: 2012-04-09

Dapsone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Decadron
    Dosage: po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Decadron side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-04-25

Patient: female

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Renal Failure, Platelet Count Decreased, Multiple Myeloma, Oral Herpes

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Revlimid
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-10-15
    End date: 2010-10-21

Decadron
    Dosage: 13.2 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-10-15
    End date: 2010-10-15

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B12; Levothyroxine Sodium; Omeprazole



Possible Decadron side effects in 77 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-04-17

Patient: 77 year old male, weighing 82.0 kg (180.4 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Febrile Neutropenia, Constipation, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-04-08

Velcade
    Dosage: twice a week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-04-05

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin; Tramadol Hydrochloride; Simvastatin



Possible Decadron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-06

Patient: 53 year old male, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Bone Marrow Reticulin Fibrosis, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Biopsy Bone Marrow Abnormal, Myelofibrosis, Malaise, Platelet Count Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Dosage: 40 mg, qwk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2011-08-01

Nplate
    Dosage: 10 mug/kg, unk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2009-07-15
    End date: 2011-11-01



Possible Decadron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-02

Patient: 53 year old male, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Myelofibrosis, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Biopsy Bone Marrow Abnormal, Bone Marrow Reticulin Fibrosis, Malaise, Platelet Count Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nplate
    Dosage: 10 mug/kg, unk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2009-07-15
    End date: 2011-11-01

Decadron
    Dosage: 40 mg, qwk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2011-08-01



Possible Decadron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-17

Patient: 53 year old male, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Myelofibrosis, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Biopsy Bone Marrow Abnormal, Malaise, Platelet Count Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron
    Dosage: 40 mg, qwk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2011-08-01

Nplate
    Dosage: 10 mug/kg, unk
    Indication: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Start date: 2009-07-15



Possible Decadron side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2011-12-20

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 79.0 kg (173.8 pounds)

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased, Hiccups

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluorouracil
    Indication: Colorectal Cancer
    Start date: 2011-10-06
    End date: 2011-11-29

Leucovorin Calcium
    Indication: Colorectal Cancer
    Start date: 2011-10-06
    End date: 2011-11-29

Decadron

Calcium / Magnesium
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-09-22
    End date: 2011-11-29

Oxaliplatin
    Indication: Colorectal Cancer
    Start date: 2011-10-06
    End date: 2011-11-29



Possible Decadron side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-13

Patient:

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased, Splenectomy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Decadron



Possible Decadron side effects in 77 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2011-10-10

Patient: 77 year old male, weighing 82.0 kg (180.4 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Febrile Neutropenia, Constipation, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Velcade
    Dosage: twice a week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-04-05

Decadron
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-04-08

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin; Tramadol Hydrochloride; Simvastatin



Possible Decadron side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-10-04

Patient: female

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Renal Failure, Platelet Count Decreased, Multiple Myeloma, Oral Herpes

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Revlimid
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-10-15
    End date: 2010-10-21

Decadron
    Dosage: 13.2 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-10-15
    End date: 2010-10-15

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine Sodium; Methycobal; Omeprazole

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