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Dexamethasone (Dexamethasone) - Fatigue - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Fatigue (165)

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

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Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: female, weighing 63.6 kg (139.9 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Varicose Vein, Nasal Congestion, DRY Skin, Micturition Urgency, Migraine With Aura, Fatigue, Dysphonia, Heart Rate Increased, DRY Mouth, Dehydration, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Hypertension, Decreased Appetite, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 5.7143 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Potassium



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male, weighing 91.2 kg (200.5 pounds)

Reactions: Lymphadenopathy, Wound Haemorrhage, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Dermatitis, Blister, Hypotension, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pancytopenia, Skin Hypertrophy, Diverticulum, Compression Fracture, Metastases To Spine, Swelling, Osteoporosis, Exposed Bone in JAW, Calcification Metastatic, Chest Pain, Malignant Melanoma, Bone Disorder, Decreased Appetite, Facet Joint Syndrome, Arthralgia, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Lung Infiltration, Primary Sequestrum, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Dyspepsia, Oedema Mucosal, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Cough, Abscess Limb, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Pain in Extremity, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Anaemia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Renal Cyst, Decreased Interest, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Soft Tissue Disorder, Dyslipidaemia, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Haemorrhage, Pain, Biopsy, Bone Erosion, Fatigue, Dyspnoea Exertional, Pleural Effusion, Dizziness, RIB Fracture, Atrial Flutter, Bone Lesion, Local Swelling, Varicose Vein, Osteolysis, Neck Mass, Tenosynovitis, Hyperlipidaemia, Osteoarthritis, Anxiety, Neoplasm Malignant, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Hypertension, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2002-02-01
    End date: 2003-10-06

Dexamethasone

Revlimid

Zometa
    Dosage: 3.5 mg monthly
    Start date: 2003-11-01
    End date: 2005-09-01

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2003-11-03
    End date: 2005-10-10

Other drugs received by patient: Thalidomide; Plavix; Calcium Carbonate; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Zantac; Calcium Carbonate; Lortab; Glyburide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Confusional State, Motor Dysfunction, Hyperglycaemia, Aphasia, Headache, Transaminases Increased, Myopathy, Hepatic Steatosis, Fatigue, Mental Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 12 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Glioblastoma Multiforme

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 8 mg, qd

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 12 mg, qd

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg, qd

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 16 mg, qd

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 12 mg, qd

Temodal
    Dosage: 150 mg/m2, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Glioblastoma Multiforme

Temodal
    Dosage: 200 mg/m2, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Temodal
    Dosage: 75 mg/m2, qd



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: male, weighing 107.1 kg (235.7 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Dose Omission, Protein Urine Present, Contusion, Hyperglycaemia, Malaise, Fatigue, Renal Impairment, Insomnia, Platelet Count Decreased, Blood Test Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-07-29
    End date: 2011-09-29

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-25
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins; BEE Pollen; Amlodipine; Lisinopril; Eplerenone; Furosemide; Vitamin D; Pravastatin; Carvedilol; Omeprazole; Oxybutynin Chloride; Garlic; Warfarin Sodium; Coenzyme Q10; Ferrous Sulfate TAB; Fish OIL; Caltrate + D; Metformin Hydrochloride; Prolia



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: male, weighing 91.2 kg (200.5 pounds)

Reactions: Lymphadenopathy, Wound Haemorrhage, Dermatitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Blister, Hypotension, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pancytopenia, Diverticulum, Compression Fracture, Metastases To Spine, Swelling, Osteoporosis, Exposed Bone in JAW, Calcification Metastatic, Chest Pain, Malignant Melanoma, Bone Disorder, Decreased Appetite, Facet Joint Syndrome, Arthralgia, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Lung Infiltration, Primary Sequestrum, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Dyspepsia, Oedema Mucosal, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Cough, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Pain in Extremity, Anaemia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Renal Cyst, Decreased Interest, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Soft Tissue Disorder, Dyslipidaemia, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Haemorrhage, Pain, Biopsy, Bone Erosion, Dyspnoea Exertional, Fatigue, Dizziness, Pleural Effusion, RIB Fracture, Atrial Flutter, Bone Lesion, Local Swelling, Osteolysis, Neck Mass, Varicose Vein, Anxiety, Osteoarthritis, Hyperlipidaemia, Neoplasm Malignant, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Hypertension, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2002-02-01
    End date: 2003-10-06

Dexamethasone

Revlimid

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2003-11-03
    End date: 2005-10-10

Zometa
    Dosage: 3.5 mg monthly
    Start date: 2003-11-01
    End date: 2005-09-01

Other drugs received by patient: Zantac; Lortab; Glyburide; Calcium Carbonate; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Calcium Carbonate; Thalidomide; Plavix



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-06

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 62.0 kg (136.4 pounds)

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Pain, Anaemia, Rash, Multiple Myeloma, Pyrexia, Constipation, Fatigue, Granulocytopenia, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Indication: Myeloma Recurrence
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-21

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Myeloma Recurrence
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-21

Other drugs received by patient: Filgrastim; Levofloxacin; Levofloxacin; Filgrastim; Filgrastim; Filgrastim; Ribodronat; Heparin



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient:

Reactions: Anaphylactic Reaction, Pyrexia, Headache, Hyperhidrosis, Oedema Peripheral, Cough, Muscle Spasms, Diverticular Perforation, Back Pain, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Insomnia, Neutropenia, Stridor, Chills, Constipation, Hypokalaemia, Disease Progression, Fatigue, Dizziness, Thrombocytopenia, Enteritis, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Lymphopenia, Atrial Fibrillation, Febrile Neutropenia, Rash, Lung Disorder, Diarrhoea, Arthralgia, Sepsis, Bradycardia, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Elotuzumab
    Dosage: 5, 10 and 20 mg/kg
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Elotuzumab
    Dosage: 5, 10 and 20 mg/kg

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Walking AID User, Malaise, Nervousness, Breast Cancer, Pancytopenia, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Toxic Nodular Goitre, Nasal Congestion, Oesophageal Rupture, Mammary Duct Ectasia, HIP Fracture, Diverticulum, Swelling, Neutropenia, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Osteoporosis, Folliculitis, Fall, Gastric Ulcer, Haematemesis, Hyperparathyroidism, Chest Pain, Aortic Arteriosclerosis, Perineurial Cyst, Thyroid Mass, Depression, Decreased Appetite, Renal Failure Acute, Dyspnoea, Musculoskeletal Pain, Streptococcus Test Positive, Syncope, Pulmonary Valve Incompetence, Impaired Healing, Arthralgia, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Sepsis, Dysaesthesia, Gait Disturbance, Respiratory Tract Infection, Leukopenia, Vitamin D Deficiency, Weight Decreased, Goitre, Lower Limb Fracture, Herpes Zoster, Hypomagnesaemia, Uterine Leiomyoma, Metastatic Lymphoma, Breast Hyperplasia, Radiculopathy, Chest Discomfort, Stomatitis, Pneumonia, Pain in Extremity, Breast Discharge, Anaemia, Hypoaesthesia, Convulsion, Insomnia, Nervous System Disorder, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Dyslipidaemia, Pain, Suicidal Ideation, Intraductal Papilloma of Breast, Weight Increased, Fatigue, Neuropathy Peripheral, Thrombocytopenia, Sinusitis, RIB Fracture, Polyp, Bone Lesion, Urinary Tract Infection, Hypercalcaemia, Deformity, Osteoarthritis, Psychotic Disorder, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Neoplasm Malignant, Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone, Microalbuminuria, Bronchitis, Sinus Tachycardia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Actos
    Dosage: 30 mg, qhs
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo over 4 hrs
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2001-10-01
    End date: 2002-01-01

Aredia
    Start date: 2008-07-07

Dexamethasone

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, q2mo infusion over 25 mins every other month
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    End date: 2005-07-21

Other drugs received by patient: Cytoxan; Aspirin; Prednisone; Hepatitis B Vaccine; Velcade; Procrit / 00909301 /; Cyclophosphamide; Alkeran; Vaccine / Pertussis / Tetanus / Diphtheria / ^cng^; Pneumovax 23; Enalapril Maleate; Norvasc; Revlimid; Decadron Phosphate; Chemotherapeutics NOS; Vincristine + Adriamycin + Dexamethasone; Pentamidine; Potassium Chloride; Thalidomide; Polio-Vaccine; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Fortamet; Crestor; Magnesium Oxide; Xanax; Benadryl; Doxil; Avalide; Influenza Vaccine; Augmentin '125'; Metformin Hydrochloride



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: male, weighing 91.2 kg (200.5 pounds)

Reactions: Primary Sequestrum, Lymphadenopathy, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Wound Haemorrhage, Dermatitis, Dyspepsia, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Oedema Mucosal, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Cough, Cellulitis, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Hypotension, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Pancytopenia, Renal Cyst, Decreased Interest, Diverticulum, Compression Fracture, Metastases To Spine, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Soft Tissue Disorder, Dyslipidaemia, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Osteoporosis, Haemorrhage, Exposed Bone in JAW, Pain, Biopsy, Bone Erosion, Calcification Metastatic, Dyspnoea Exertional, Fatigue, Chest Pain, Pleural Effusion, Malignant Melanoma, Dizziness, Bone Disorder, Decreased Appetite, RIB Fracture, Atrial Flutter, Bone Lesion, Osteolysis, Local Swelling, Neck Mass, Varicose Vein, Facet Joint Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Hyperlipidaemia, Anxiety, Arthralgia, Neoplasm Malignant, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Lung Infiltration, Hypertension, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2002-02-01
    End date: 2003-10-06

Dexamethasone

Revlimid

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2003-11-03
    End date: 2005-10-10

Zometa
    Dosage: 3.5 mg monthly
    Start date: 2003-11-01
    End date: 2005-09-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lortab; Zantac; Thalidomide; Calcium Carbonate; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Glyburide; Plavix; Calcium Carbonate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: male, weighing 91.2 kg (200.5 pounds)

Reactions: Primary Sequestrum, Lymphadenopathy, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Wound Haemorrhage, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Dyspepsia, Oedema Mucosal, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Cough, Cellulitis, Pneumonia, Hypotension, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Anaemia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pancytopenia, Renal Cyst, Decreased Interest, Diverticulum, Metastases To Spine, Compression Fracture, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Soft Tissue Disorder, Dyslipidaemia, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Haemorrhage, Osteoporosis, Exposed Bone in JAW, Pain, Biopsy, Bone Erosion, Calcification Metastatic, Fatigue, Dyspnoea Exertional, Chest Pain, Malignant Melanoma, Dizziness, Pleural Effusion, Bone Disorder, Decreased Appetite, RIB Fracture, Atrial Flutter, Bone Lesion, Osteolysis, Varicose Vein, Facet Joint Syndrome, Neck Mass, Osteoarthritis, Hyperlipidaemia, Anxiety, Arthralgia, Neoplasm Malignant, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Lung Infiltration, Hypertension, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2002-02-01
    End date: 2003-10-06

Dexamethasone

Revlimid

Zometa
    Dosage: 3.5 mg monthly
    Start date: 2003-11-01
    End date: 2005-09-01

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, qmo
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2003-11-03
    End date: 2005-10-10

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Carbonate; Calcium Carbonate; Zantac; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Lortab; Plavix; Thalidomide; Glyburide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient: male, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pneumonia, Chills, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Pyrexia, Oropharyngeal Pain, Fatigue, Respiratory Failure, Tachypnoea, Cough, Oxygen Saturation Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 135 mg

Mercaptopurine
    Dosage: 8000 mg

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 270 mg



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Nausea, Lymphopenia, Hyperglycaemia, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Constipation, Renal Failure, Neuropathy Peripheral, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Embolism, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 500 milligram/sq. meter
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 milligram/sq. meter
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 milligram/sq. meter



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient:

Reactions: Vomiting, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Pyrexia, Cardiomyopathy, Renal Failure Chronic, Weight Increased, Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Fatigue, Respiratory Failure, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Alopecia, Ejection Fraction Decreased, Arteriosclerosis Coronary Artery, Respiratory Tract Infection, Cardiac Failure Congestive

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2007-11-05
    End date: 2007-12-03

Other drugs received by patient: OS-CAL / 00108001 /; Colace; Nexium; Synthroid; Allopurinol; Lasix; Lisinopril; Lovenox; Aspirin



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 71 year old male

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

Patient: 71 year old male, weighing 82.0 kg (180.4 pounds)

Reactions: Prostate Cancer, Anaemia, Cushing's Syndrome, Dysgeusia, Osteoarthritis, Syncope, Neuropathy Peripheral, Fatigue, Arthralgia, Carbuncle, Dehydration, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celecoxib
    Dosage: 400 milligram
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2008-10-01

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 1.5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2008-10-01

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 1.5 milligram

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: .75 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-04-01

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-04-15
    End date: 2011-06-09

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-10
    End date: 2011-08-03

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-12-18

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-09-14
    End date: 2009-12-17

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylacid; Metformin HCL; Metoprolol



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-07-03

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Pulmonary Embolism, Electrolyte Imbalance, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 160 mg;;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-01-05
    End date: 2010-02-26

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.5 mg;;iv, 1.3 mg;;iv
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-03-29
    End date: 2010-03-29

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.5 mg;;iv, 1.3 mg;;iv
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-01-05

Other drugs received by patient: Acyclovir; Fluconazole; Dexamethasone; Fentanyl; Furosemide; Lansoprazole; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Vincristine; Doxorubicin HCL; Metformin Hydrochloride; Pioglitazone; Cyclophosphamide; Thalidomide; Glimepiride



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Anaemia, Pulmonary Embolism, Sudden Death, Rash, Macular Oedema, Cardiac Disorder, Fatigue, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 5.7143 milligram

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Walking AID User, Malaise, Nervousness, Breast Cancer, Pancytopenia, Toxic Nodular Goitre, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Nasal Congestion, Mammary Duct Ectasia, HIP Fracture, Diverticulum, Swelling, Neutropenia, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Folliculitis, Fall, Gastric Ulcer, Hyperparathyroidism, Aortic Arteriosclerosis, Thyroid Mass, Perineurial Cyst, Depression, Renal Failure Acute, Decreased Appetite, Dyspnoea, Musculoskeletal Pain, Streptococcus Test Positive, Pulmonary Valve Incompetence, Syncope, Impaired Healing, Arthralgia, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Sepsis, Gait Disturbance, Dysaesthesia, Respiratory Tract Infection, Leukopenia, Weight Decreased, Vitamin D Deficiency, Goitre, Lower Limb Fracture, Herpes Zoster, Uterine Leiomyoma, Hypomagnesaemia, Metastatic Lymphoma, Breast Hyperplasia, Radiculopathy, Stomatitis, Chest Discomfort, Pneumonia, Pain in Extremity, Breast Discharge, Anaemia, Hypoaesthesia, Convulsion, Insomnia, Nervous System Disorder, Aortic Valve Incompetence, Dyslipidaemia, Pain, Suicidal Ideation, Intraductal Papilloma of Breast, Weight Increased, Neuropathy Peripheral, Fatigue, Thrombocytopenia, Sinusitis, RIB Fracture, Bone Lesion, Urinary Tract Infection, Hypercalcaemia, Deformity, Osteoarthritis, Psychotic Disorder, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Neoplasm Malignant, Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone, Microalbuminuria, Bronchitis, Sinus Tachycardia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Actos
    Dosage: 30 mg, qhs
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Aredia
    Dosage: 90 mg, qmo over 4 hrs
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2001-10-01
    End date: 2002-01-01

Aredia
    Start date: 2008-07-07

Dexamethasone

Zometa
    Dosage: 4 mg, q2mo infusion over 25 mins every other month
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    End date: 2005-07-21

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax; Procrit / 00909301 /; Pentamidine Isethionate; Crestor; Enalapril Maleate; Magnesium Oxide; Vincristine + Adriamycin + Dexamethasone; Aspirin; Augmentin '125'; Benadryl; Decadron; Thalidomide; Vaccine / Pertussis / Tetanus / Diphtheria / ^cng^; Avalide; Potassium Chloride; Influenza Vaccine; Melphalan Hydrochloride; Metformin HCL; Doxil; Alkeran; Fortamet; Chemotherapeutics NOS; Hepatitis B Vaccine; Cyclophosphamide; Cytoxan; Pneumovax 23; Polio-Vaccine; Revlimid; Velcade; Prednisone TAB; Norvasc



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-29

Patient: male, weighing 128.1 kg (281.8 pounds)

Reactions: Musculoskeletal Pain, Anaemia, Mental Status Changes, Multiple Myeloma, Hypercalcaemia, Osteonecrosis, Fatigue, Gait Disturbance, Thrombocytopenia, Pathological Fracture

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytoxan

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Etoposide
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Revlimid
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Velcade
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-05-03

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-04-23

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Succinate; Ramipril; Duloxetime Hydrochloride; Glucophage; Catapres / 00171101 /; Allopurinol; Cymbalta; Percocet; Zometa; Ativan; Ascriptin A / D



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-06-29

Patient: female, weighing 49.0 kg (107.8 pounds)

Reactions: Fatigue, Vomiting, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Dosage: 100mgm2 every 3 weeks
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-28

Cytarabine
    Dosage: 4gm2 every 3 weeks
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-29

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40mg every 3 weeks
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-28

Ofatumumab
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-27

Other drugs received by patient: Pregabalin; Ondansetron; Ciprofloxacin; Pregabalin; Linezolid; Furosemide; Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim; Pregabalin; Metoclopramide; Ceftazidime; Folic Acid; Omeprazole; Lorazepam; Tramadol HCL; Pegfilgrastim; Chlorpromazine HCL; Acetaminophen; Calcium Carbonate + Cholecalciferol; Metamizol; 6alpha-Methylprednisolone



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-29

Patient:

Reactions: Nausea, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Hyponatraemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy, Haematotoxicity, Hypokalaemia, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Dosage: days 1, 4, 8 and 11 (1 mg/ m2 in cohort 1 and 1.3 mg/ m2 in cohort 2)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: days 1-2, 4-5, 8-9 and 11-12
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: days 1-4

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: days 1-4
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-28

Patient:

Reactions: Fatigue, Central Nervous System Haemorrhage, Erythema Multiforme, Vomiting, Stomatitis, Dyspnoea, Gastrointestinal Toxicity, Nausea, Condition Aggravated, Rash, Haematotoxicity, Pulmonary Haemorrhage, Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Respiratory Failure, Diarrhoea, Neurological Symptom, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: days 1-5 during cycle 3,5 and 7

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: days 1-5 during cycle 3,5 and 7

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: for 5 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: for 5 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Cytarabine
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Cytarabine
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Etoposide
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Etoposide
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Ifosfamide
    Dosage: on days 1-5 in cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Ifosfamide
    Dosage: on days 1-5 in cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: for 7 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: for 7 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Rituximab
    Dosage: on day 8 from cycle 3 to 7

Rituximab
    Dosage: day 8 on cycle 2; doage increased to 375 mg/m2 on day 10 and 12
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Rituximab
    Dosage: day 8 on cycle 2; doage increased to 375 mg/m2 on day 10 and 12
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Rituximab
    Dosage: on day 8 from cycle 3 to 7

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Other drugs received by patient: Unknown Medication; Leucovorin Calcium; Filgrastim



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-28

Patient: 48 year old female, weighing 31.8 kg (69.9 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Fatigue, Chest Pain, Sensation of Pressure

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
(Domperidone)
    Dosage: 20 mg milligram(s), 1 day, oral ; 20 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Chlorpheniramine Maleate
    Dosage: 10 mg milligram(s) intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg milligram(s) oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg milligram(s), intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Granisetron
    Dosage: 1 mg milligram(s), 1 day, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Neulasta
    Dosage: 6 mg milligram(s) subcutaneous
    Indication: Chemotherapy

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-05-24
    End date: 2011-07-05

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    End date: 2011-07-05

Ranitidine
    Dosage: 50 mg milligram(s), intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: (Docusate); (Biotene / 00203502 / )



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-28

Patient:

Reactions: Nausea, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Hyponatraemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy, Haematotoxicity, Hypokalaemia, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Dosage: days 1, 4, 8 and 11 (1 mg/ m2 in cohort 1 and 1.3 mg/ m2 in cohort 2)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: days 1-2, 4-5, 8-9 and 11-12
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: days 1-4

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: days 1-4
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-27

Patient:

Reactions: Nausea, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Hyponatraemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy, Haematotoxicity, Hypokalaemia, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Dosage: days 1, 4, 8 and 11 (1 mg/ m2 in cohort 1 and 1.3 mg/ m2 in cohort 2)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: days 1-2, 4-5, 8-9 and 11-12
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: days 1-4
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-06-25

Patient: 48 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Depth Decreased, Fatigue, Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Chest Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Chlorpheniramine TAB
    Dosage: 10 mg, unk, iv
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, iv
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Domperidone (Domperidone)
    Dosage: 20 mg, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Granisetron
    Dosage: 1 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: 315;300 mg, qow, iv
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-05-24
    End date: 2011-07-05

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: 315;300 mg, qow, iv
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    End date: 2011-07-05

Pegfilgrastim (Pegfilgrastim)
    Dosage: 6 mg, sc
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ranitidine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50 mg, iv
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Biotene; Doxorubicin HCL; Cyclophosphamide; Docusate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-25

Patient:

Reactions: Fatigue, Central Nervous System Haemorrhage, Erythema Multiforme, Stomatitis, Vomiting, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Gastrointestinal Toxicity, Condition Aggravated, Rash, Haematotoxicity, Pulmonary Haemorrhage, Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Diarrhoea, Respiratory Failure, Neurological Symptom, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: for 5 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: days 1-5 during cycle 3,5 and 7

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: days 1-5 during cycle 3,5 and 7

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: for 5 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Cytarabine
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Cytarabine
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: on days 1-5 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Etoposide
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Etoposide
    Dosage: on days 4 and 5 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Ifosfamide
    Dosage: on days 1-5 in cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Ifosfamide
    Dosage: on days 1-5 in cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Methotrexate
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: for 7 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: for 7 days in cycle 1
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Rituximab
    Dosage: on day 8 from cycle 3 to 7

Rituximab
    Dosage: on day 8 from cycle 3 to 7

Rituximab
    Dosage: day 8 on cycle 2; doage increased to 375 mg/m2 on day 10 and 12
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Rituximab
    Dosage: day 8 on cycle 2; doage increased to 375 mg/m2 on day 10 and 12
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6
    Indication: Burkitt's Leukaemia

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 2,4 and 6

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7

Vincristine
    Dosage: on day 1 of cycle 3,5 and 7
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma

Other drugs received by patient: Unknown Medication; Leucovorin Calcium; Filgrastim



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-22

Patient: 48 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Depth Decreased, Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Fatigue

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

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Domperidone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Granisetron
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Neulasta
    Indication: Chemotherapy

Paclitaxel
    End date: 2011-07-05

Paclitaxel
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-05-24
    End date: 2011-07-05

Ranitidine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Cyclophosphamide; Docusate; Doxorubicin HCL; Biotene



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-06-21

Patient: 49 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Depth Decreased, Fatigue, Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Chest Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Chlorphenamine
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Domperidone
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Domperidone
    Dosage: 20mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Granisetron
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: 315 mg, every two weeks
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2011-05-24
    End date: 2011-06-07

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: 300 mg, every 2 weeks
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-07-05

Pegfilgrastim
    Dosage: 6 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Chemotherapy

Ranitidine
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Docusate; Biotene Mouthwash



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-15

Patient:

Reactions: Anaemia, Multiple Myeloma, Toxicity To Various Agents, Hypokalaemia, Death, Hypophosphataemia, Neuropathy Peripheral, Fatigue, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

Carfilzomib
    Dosage: days 8, 9, 15, 16 every 28 days
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Carfilzomib
    Dosage: day 1, 2

Cisplatin
    Dosage: (3-5 mg/m^2/day) 16 days continuous infusion
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: in the absence of at least partial response (pr), dex increased to 20 mg
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 1.5 to 3 mg/m^2/day
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Steroids NOS
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Thalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient:

Reactions: Anaemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Multiple Myeloma, Hypokalaemia, Death, Hypophosphataemia, Fatigue, Neuropathy Peripheral, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

Carfilzomib
    Dosage: days 8, 9, 15, 16 every 28 days
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Carfilzomib
    Dosage: day 1, 2

Cisplatin
    Dosage: (3-5 mg/m^2/day) 16 days continuous infusion
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: in the absence of at least partial response (pr), dex increased to 20 mg
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 1.5 to 3 mg/m^2/day
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Steroids NOS
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Thalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



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