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Dexamethasone (Dexamethasone) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dexamethasone and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (2981)
Death (786)
Life Threatening Events (279)
Disability (84)

Reports by Reaction Type

Death (226)Neutropenia (187)Pneumonia (174)Fatigue (165)Pyrexia (163)Diarrhoea (139)Dyspnoea (135)Sepsis (129)Thrombocytopenia (119)Anaemia (116)Febrile Neutropenia (105)Infection (102)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Dexamethasone. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-27

Patient: 82 year old male

Reactions: Flushing, Malaise, Feeling Hot, Chills, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bendamustine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 70 mg/m2, qd
    Start date: 2011-08-09

Bendamustine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 70 mg/m2, qd
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-06-13
    End date: 2011-06-14

Bendamustine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 70 mg/m2, qd
    Start date: 2011-07-11

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-06-02

Other drugs received by patient: Allopurinol Sodium; Enoxaparin Sodium; Simvastatin; Acyclovir; Omeprazole; Aspirin; Ciprofloxacin HCL; Ramipril; Fluconazole; Prilosec



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 53 year old female, weighing 103.0 kg (226.6 pounds)

Reactions: Anal Fistula

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-05-23
    End date: 2011-05-23

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-22
    End date: 2011-05-25

Docetaxel
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-05-23
    End date: 2011-05-23

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide; Ranitidine; Pantoprazole; Emend



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 72 year old female, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: Syncope, Vertigo, Dizziness, Ataxia, Vision Blurred, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-07
    End date: 2011-10-14

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-06
    End date: 2011-09-28

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-07
    End date: 2011-10-16

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-06
    End date: 2011-09-27

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lenograstim; Aspirin; Ramipril; Amlodipine; Heparin Sodium; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Lenograstim; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Cyclophosphamide; Etoposide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 87 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 87 year old male, weighing 67.9 kg (149.4 pounds)

Reactions: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-04-07
    End date: 2012-04-10

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 8 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-05
    End date: 2011-05-05

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-07-16

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 8 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-07-26

Revlimid
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-20
    End date: 2011-11-09

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-07-26

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-17
    End date: 2011-12-07

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-04-07
    End date: 2011-04-13

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Ibandronate Sodium; Hydromorphone HCL



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-27

Patient: female, weighing 45.8 kg (100.8 pounds)

Reactions: Cerebral Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Dosage: 100mgm2 every 3 weeks
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-06-11

Cytarabine
    Dosage: 4gm2 every 3 weeks
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-06-12

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40mg every 3 weeks
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-06-11

Ofatumumab
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-06-08

Other drugs received by patient: Granisetron; Maglax; Primperan TAB; Rabeprazole Sodium; Orgadrone



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Chills, Device Related Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-10
    End date: 2012-06-24

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-10
    End date: 2012-06-24

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: male, weighing 77.2 kg (169.8 pounds)

Reactions: Sepsis, Pancytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
CC-4047
    Dosage: 4 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-04
    End date: 2012-05-08

CC-4047
    Dosage: 4 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-12
    End date: 2012-04-16

CC-4047
    Dosage: 2 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-08

CC-4047
    Dosage: 2 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-27

Clarithromycin
    Dosage: 1000 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-12

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-12

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Hydrocortisone; Omega-3 Fatty Acids; Potassium Chloride; Atorvastatin Calcium; Metformin HCL; Amlodipine; Vasotec; Glyburide; Zometa; Prilosec; Magnesium Oxide; Niaspan; Tylenol; Actos; Imodium; Valtrex; Aspirin; Darbepoetin Alfa-Polysorbate; Feosol; Hydrocortisone



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 61 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Hepatotoxicity, Presyncope

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acyclovir
    Dosage: 400 milligram

Allopurinol
    Dosage: 300 milligram

Clopidogrel Bisulfate
    Dosage: 75 milligram
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-02-24
    End date: 2011-03-17

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-10
    End date: 2011-03-17

Enalapril Maleate
    Dosage: 10 milligram

Pantoprazole
    Dosage: 40 milligram

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-02-24
    End date: 2011-03-16

Torsemide
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Indication: Hypertension

Other drugs received by patient: Amitriptyline HCL; Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole; Valoron; Amitriptyline Hydrochloride; Lyrica; Enoxaparin Sodium; Moviprep; Soventol Gel; Folsan; Morphine; Morphine; Valoron; Cotrim DS



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-08-26

Patient: female, weighing 72.0 kg (158.4 pounds)

Reactions: Mitral Valve Sclerosis, Cardiac Failure, Arthritis Infective, Condition Aggravated, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1,8,15 and 22
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-09-30

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1,8,15 and 22
    Start date: 2012-06-08
    End date: 2012-06-29

Lenalidomide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-09-30

Lenalidomide
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-08
    End date: 2012-06-28

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Tramadol HCL; Carvedilol; Duragesic-100; Amlodipine; Mexalen; Tramadol HCL; Pantoprazole; Ibandronate Sodium; Valaciclovir; Morapid; Paracodin Bitartrate TAB



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Bulgaria on 2012-08-24

Patient: female, weighing 63.0 kg (138.6 pounds)

Reactions: Circulatory Collapse, Bone Marrow Failure

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1000 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-23
    End date: 2012-05-25

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Start date: 2012-06-02
    End date: 2012-06-05

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-23
    End date: 2012-05-26

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 milligram
    Start date: 2012-05-16
    End date: 2012-05-19

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 80 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-26
    End date: 2012-05-26

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-30
    End date: 2012-06-07

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-26
    End date: 2012-06-02

Other drugs received by patient: Milgamma; Dopamine HCL; Nexium; Atropine; Sodium Carbonate; Lyrica; Uromithexane; Electrolyte Infusions; Sodium Bicarbonate; Probitor; Tevagrastim



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-08-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Off Label Use, Diabetes Mellitus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone

Lotemax
    Dosage: one drop into both eyes daily
    Indication: Fungal Infection
    Start date: 2010-06-01

Prednisolone

Timolol Maleate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 92.8 kg (204.2 pounds)

Reactions: Tachyarrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Campath
    Dosage: 30 mg, qd
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-07-21

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-07-12

Pegfilgrastim
    Dosage: 6 mg, qd
    Indication: Neutropenia
    Start date: 2010-07-21

Other drugs received by patient: Certoparin Sodium; Marcumar; Digoxin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Candesartan Cilexetil; Acyclovir; Levothyroxine Sodium; Pantoprazole; Prednisolone; Tamsulosin HCL; Torsemide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Contusion, Bone Loss, Haemorrhage, Laceration

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    End date: 2012-06-01

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-12-01

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-01-02



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 52 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 52 year old female

Reactions: Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Insomnia, Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: according to larson regimen
    Indication: B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia

Daunorubicin HCL
    Dosage: according to larson regimen
    Indication: B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia

Daunorubicin HCL
    Dosage: at 50% dosage

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Premedication

Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate
    Indication: B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: according to larson regimen
    Indication: B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia

Vincristine
    Dosage: according to larson regimen
    Indication: B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia

Other drugs received by patient: Ondansetron; Voriconazole; Morphine Sulfate; Morphine



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Netherlands on 2012-08-24

Patient:

Reactions: Radiculopathy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Cytarabine
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Mabthera
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient:

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Delirium

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dalotuzumab
    Dosage: day 1 and day 8
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-15
    End date: 2011-06-15

Dalotuzumab
    Dosage: day 1 and day 8
    Start date: 2011-06-22
    End date: 2011-06-22

Decadron Tablets
    Dosage: 18 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-03

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 18 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-06-30

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrochlorothiazide; Fluorouracil; Loratadine; Pravastatin Sodium; Fentanyl; Lidocaine; Cyclophosphamide; Epirubicin Hydrochloride; Ancef; Zofran; Tylenol; Versed



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: male

Reactions: Anxiety

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-07-13

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-07-24

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-08

Other drugs received by patient: Bactrim DS; Ogast; Zometa; Zolpidem; Alfuzosin Hydrochloride; Tercian; Tercian; Tercian; Phenoxymethyl Penicillin; Leucovorin Calcium; Clonazepam; Laxatives; Lexomil; Valacyclovir Hydrochloride; Clonazepam; Duragesic-100; Acetaminophen and Codeine Phosphate; Oxycodone Hydrochloride



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 103.1 kg (226.8 pounds)

Reactions: Plasmacytosis, Pneumonia, Mouth Haemorrhage, Pseudomonas Infection, Headache, Disease Progression, Death, Mucosal Inflammation, Pleural Effusion, Depressed Level of Consciousness, Abscess, Lethargy, RIB Fracture

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Etoposide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Radiation Therapy NOS
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Thalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Other drugs received by patient: Bendamustine Hydrochloride; Lenalidomide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-24

Patient:

Reactions: Carcinoma in Situ of Skin, Sebaceous Carcinoma

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-12-08

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-07

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Start date: 2009-01-14
    End date: 2009-01-18

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-10-16

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 160 mg, qd
    Start date: 2009-01-14
    End date: 2009-01-18

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 160 mg, qd
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-10-16

Revlimid
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-12-01

Thalidomide
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-01-14
    End date: 2009-01-19

Thalidomide
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-10-16



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Neuropathy Peripheral, Pneumonia, Post Herpetic Neuralgia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, cyclic
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-10-01

Velcade
    Dosage: 3.4 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-10-06
    End date: 2012-02-02

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastin-Mepha; Enalapril Maleate; Aspirin; Doxazosin Mesylate; Amlodipine; Dyazide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-08-23

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Neurogenic Bladder, Depression, Pyelonephritis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 8 microgram
    Start date: 2012-03-27
    End date: 2012-04-25

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 28 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-27
    End date: 2012-05-23

Elotuzumab
    Dosage: 543 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-27
    End date: 2012-04-25

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-27
    End date: 2012-05-22

Other drugs received by patient: Mirtazapine; Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Magnesium Oxide; Distigmine Bromide; Unknowndrug; Prednisolone; Diflucortolone Valerate; Excitalopram Oxalate; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Indomethacin; Omeprazole; Rebamipide; Tocopheryl Nicotinate; Tocopheryl Nicotinate; Alfacalcidol; Rilmazafone Hydrochloride Hydrate; Melphalan Hydrochloride



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Chalazion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 2 mg, 1/week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-09-13

Other drugs received by patient: Bisphosphonates; Doxazosin Mesylate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Back Pain, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Dyspnoea, Hypotension, Thrombocytopenia

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-22
    End date: 2012-05-29

JNJ-26481585
    Dosage: 12 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-21
    End date: 2012-05-31

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.1 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-22
    End date: 2012-05-29

Other drugs received by patient: Ceftriaxone; Primperan / 00041901 /; Acetaminophen; Zelitrex / 01269701 /; Fentanyl; Atracurium Besylate; Kardegic / 00002703 /; Oxycontin; Oxygen; Tranxene; Primperan / 00041901 /; Bumetanide; Crestor; Primperan / 00041901 /; Hydrocortisone; Ondansetron; Ondansetron; Ondansetron; Importal; Tramadol HCL; Noradrenaline / 00127501 /; Tramadol HCL; Morphine; Furosemide; Midazolam; Tramadol HCL



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Respiratory Tract Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-30
    End date: 2012-05-28

Thalidomide
    Dosage: 100 milligram daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-30
    End date: 2012-05-28

Treanda
    Dosage: 8 milligram daily;
    Start date: 2012-03-30
    End date: 2012-05-25



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Chalazion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 2 mg, 1/week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-11-13

Other drugs received by patient: Synthroid; Bisphosphonates



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 29 year old female

Reported by a physician from Hungary on 2012-08-23

Patient: 29 year old female

Reactions: Histiocytosis Haematophagic, Pancytopenia, Cytomegalovirus Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bleomycin Sulfate
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Carboplatin
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Cisplatin
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Cytarabine
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Dacarbazine
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Etoposide
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Etoposide
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Ifosfamide
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Ifosfamide
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Rituximab
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Vinblastine Sulfate
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Vinorelbine
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2007-01-01



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Chalazion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 2 mg, 1/week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-04-01
    End date: 2011-02-10

Other drugs received by patient: Zocor; Aredia; Actonel; Bisphosphonates; Lasix; Multi Vitamin and Mineral + Selenium; Comadin



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-08-23

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 86.4 kg (190.1 pounds)

Reactions: Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Start date: 2012-06-15

Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2012-06-15
    End date: 2012-06-15

Docetaxel
    Start date: 2012-06-15

Epirubicin Hydrochloride
    Start date: 2012-06-15

Fluorouracil
    Start date: 2012-06-15

Ondansetron
    Start date: 2012-06-15
    End date: 2012-06-15

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Filgrastim; Ibuprofen



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Delirium

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dalotuzumab
    Dosage: day 1 and day 8
    Start date: 2011-06-22
    End date: 2011-06-22

Dalotuzumab
    Dosage: day 1 and day 8
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-15
    End date: 2011-06-15

Decadron
    Dosage: 18 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-03

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 18 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-06-30

Other drugs received by patient: Lidocaine; Zofran; Loratadine; Fentanyl; Cyclophosphamide; Epirubicin Hydrochloride; Pravastatin Sodium; Tylenol; Hydrochlorothiazide; Versed; Fluorouracil; Ancef



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-23

Patient: 64 year old male, weighing 87.0 kg (191.4 pounds)

Reactions: Malignant Melanoma in Situ

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Start date: 2011-08-17
    End date: 2011-08-18

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-05-10
    End date: 2011-08-02

Etoposide
    Start date: 2011-08-17
    End date: 2011-08-19

Lenograstim
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-08-21
    End date: 2011-08-30

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-09-20

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-05-10
    End date: 2011-08-01

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem; Omeprazole; Albuterol Sulate; Cotrim DS; Micardis; Loratadine; Diazepam; Aspirin; Acyclovir

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