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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Pneumonia (174)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dexamethasone where reactions include pneumonia. 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 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 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

Reported by a physician from Netherlands on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Pain

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 4000 mg/m2, unk
    Start date: 2012-02-03
    End date: 2012-02-03

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 500 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-23
    End date: 2011-12-30

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-23
    End date: 2012-01-03

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-23
    End date: 2012-01-02

Other drugs received by patient: Tramal / 00599201 /; Acetaminophen; Ascal / 00002702 /; Oxycodone HCL; Fluconazole; Gabapentin; Persantine; Haldol; Omeprazole; Butrans; Fragmin; Esomeprazole Sodium; Pregabalin; Cotrim; Valaciclovir; Hydrochlorothiazide



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-08-20

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-02-09
    End date: 2009-04-20

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.57 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-02-09
    End date: 2009-04-20



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 88.0 kg (193.6 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection, Constipation, Disease Progression, Multi-Organ Failure, Hypothyroidism, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Candidiasis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crizotinib
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-07-26
    End date: 2011-08-16

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 8 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Palliative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-05

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium; Vicoprofen; Levothyroxine Sodium; Prochlorperazine; Omeprazole; Albuterol; Oxycontin; Ondansetron; Lactulose; Folic Acid; Atorvastatin; Colace; Clonazepam



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Sepsis, Hypoxia, Mastoiditis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-04

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 mg, cyclic
    Start date: 2012-05-01

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-01

Velcade
    Dosage: 1 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-04-04

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Start date: 2012-04-04

Other drugs received by patient: Epogen; Neupogen; Blood and Related Products; Levaquin; Lithium Carbonate; Amitriptyline HCL; Platelets; Vfend; Acyclovir; Androderm



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-08-14

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Nervous System Disorder, Delirium, Fall

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 3.5714 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-30

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 1.4286 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-30

Prednisolone
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-06-13

Thalomid
    Dosage: 50 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-30

Other drugs received by patient: Perindopril Erbumine; Coloxyl with Senna; Lamivudine; Amiodarone HCL; Magmin; Morphine; Bisoprolol; Lactulose; Ventolin; Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Midazolam; Enoxaparin Sodium; Spiriva; Allopurinol; Fentanyl; Aspirin; Moviprep; Acetaminophen



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 66 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 66 year old male, weighing 83.5 kg (183.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Dosage: unk

Cisplatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 1010 mg, day 1 of each 21 day cycle

Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 1010 mg, day 1 of each 21 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-28

Other Pharma Company INV Drug
    Dosage: 1.62 mg, day 2 of each 21 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-28

Other Pharma Company INV Drug
    Dosage: 1.62 mg, day 2 of each 21 day cycle

Rituximab
    Dosage: 757 mg, day 1 of each 21 day cycle

Rituximab
    Dosage: 757 mg, day 1 of each 21 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-28

Other drugs received by patient: Crestor; Amlodipine; Synthroid; Ramipril; Hydromorphone Hydrochloride



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 64 year old male

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

Patient: 64 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Neutropenia, Leukaemia Plasmacytic, Disease Progression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1 g
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 25 mg
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic



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 74 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-03

Patient: 74 year old female

Reactions: Drug Eruption, Pneumonia, Neutropenic Sepsis

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-08

Cyclophosphamide
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-13

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-09

Dexamethasone
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-04

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-18

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-21

Other drugs received by patient: Allopurinol; Whole Blood



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

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Hypokalaemia, Hypocalcaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Lethargy, Pneumonia, Nausea, Hyperglycaemia, Atrial Fibrillation, Febrile Neutropenia, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Dehydration, Neutropenia, Asthenia, Leukopenia

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

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 5 or 10mg (daily,days 1-21 of ea cycle)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Treanda
    Dosage: 75 or 100mg/m2 (day 1 and 2 of ea cycle)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Other drugs received by patient: Gastroprotectant; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-08-01

Patient: 64 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Disease Recurrence, Neutropenia, Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bortezomib
    Dosage: 1,3 mg/m2 i.v days 1, 4 8, 11, intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, days 1, 2 4, 5-8, 9-11, 12, 40 mg, days 1, 7, 14, 21
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 25 mg, days 1-14
    Indication: Leukaemia Plasmacytic

Other drugs received by patient: Cyclophosphamide



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 physician from France on 2012-07-30

Patient: male, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Intervertebral Discitis, Febrile Bone Marrow Aplasia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cisplatin
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-15
    End date: 2012-04-22

Cytarabine
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-15
    End date: 2012-04-22

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-15
    End date: 2012-04-22

Mabthera
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-15
    End date: 2012-04-22

Other drugs received by patient: Clopidogrel



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 66 year old female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Clostridial Infection, Immunosuppression, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Pneumonia, Dyspnoea, Malnutrition, Febrile Neutropenia, Encephalopathy, Atrial Fibrillation, Urinary Tract Infection Enterococcal, Renal Failure, Respiratory Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Asthenia, Hypogammaglobulinaemia

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-18
    End date: 2011-06-02

Dexamethasone
    End date: 2012-04-10

Prednisone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-20
    End date: 2011-06-09

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-05-01

Velcade
    Dosage: .2714 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-12
    End date: 2011-06-02

Velcade
    End date: 2012-04-10

Other drugs received by patient: Lotrel; Pravastatin; Vitamin D; Coreg; Doxepin; Tricore; Betaseron; Acyclovir; Allopurinol; Aspirin; Heocyte; Metformin Hydrochloride; Warfarin Sodium; Doxil



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: 62 year old male, weighing 112.8 kg (248.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, RIB Fracture

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-21

Velcade
    Dosage: 3 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-21
    End date: 2012-03-31

Other drugs received by patient: Dilaudid; MS Contin; Restoril / 00393701 /; Crestor; Valaciclovir; Imodium; Hydromorphone HCL; Mepron / 01181501 /; Cholecalciferol; Clindamycin; Lyrica; Lasix; Ciproflaxacin; Fluconazole; Prilosec; Nystatin; Senokot; Zofran; Levalbuterol Hydrochloride; Prevident; Sucralfate; Diphenhydramine HCL; Maalox / 00082501 /



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2011-07-14
    End date: 2012-06-13

Lenalidomide
    Start date: 2011-07-14
    End date: 2012-06-13

Treanda
    Dosage: days 1-2
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-07-14
    End date: 2011-12-02

Treanda
    Dosage: days 1-2
    Start date: 2011-09-08
    End date: 2011-12-02

Other drugs received by patient: BIO D Emulsion; Fluconazole; Warfarin Sodium; Escitalopram Oxalate; Testosterone; Omeprazole; Zolpidem Tartrate; Bactrim; Morniflumate; Epoetin Alfa; Vicodin; Ibuprofen



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient:

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Hypokalaemia, Hypocalcaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Lethargy, Pneumonia, Nausea, Hyperglycaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Atrial Fibrillation, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Dehydration, Neutropenia, Asthenia, Leukopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bendamustine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 75 or 100mg/m2
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 or 10mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Other drugs received by patient: Gastroprotectant; Aspirin



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 physician from Japan on 2012-07-23

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Dehydration, Atrial Fibrillation, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Panobinostat
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.3 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Candesartan Cilexetil; Mucosta; Warfarin Sodium



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 66 year old female

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

Patient: 66 year old female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Death, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Clostridial Infection, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Immunosuppression, Renal Failure Acute, Pneumonia, Dyspnoea, Malnutrition, Atrial Fibrillation, Febrile Neutropenia, Encephalopathy, Urinary Tract Infection Enterococcal, Renal Failure, Respiratory Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Asthenia, Hypogammaglobulinaemia

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-18
    End date: 2011-06-02

Dexamethasone
    End date: 2012-04-10

Prednisone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-20
    End date: 2011-06-09

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-05-01

Velcade
    End date: 2012-04-10

Velcade
    Dosage: .2714 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-12-12
    End date: 2011-06-02

Other drugs received by patient: Doxil; Coreg; Pravastatin; Heocyte; Betaseron; Lotrel; Aspirin; Vitamin D; Warfarin Sodium; Allopurinol; Doxepin; Acyclovir; Metformin Hydrochloride; Tricore



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Bronchopneumonia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Pyrexia, Constipation, Herpes Zoster, Neuropathy Peripheral, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Thrombocytopenia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Decreased Appetite, Prothrombin Time Ratio Increased, Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Muscular Weakness, Lobar Pneumonia, Haemoglobin Decreased, Cerebral Infarction, Sepsis, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutropenia, Neutrophil Count Decreased

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-13
    End date: 2012-02-03

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-12-10
    End date: 2012-01-07

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-12
    End date: 2011-05-25

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 60 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-26
    End date: 2011-06-01

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-02-09
    End date: 2012-02-17

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-31
    End date: 2011-04-13

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 60 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-03-24
    End date: 2011-03-30

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-17
    End date: 2012-02-08

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 60 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-04-21
    End date: 2011-05-11

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2011-03-24
    End date: 2011-04-13

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-17
    End date: 2011-09-06

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-09-14
    End date: 2011-10-03

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-12
    End date: 2011-10-22

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-31

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-04-21
    End date: 2011-05-11

Revlimid
    Dosage: 5 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-25
    End date: 2012-02-11

Other drugs received by patient: Glufast; Warfarin Sodium; Famotidine; Mucosta; Flomax; Warfarin Sodium; Magnesium Oxide; Zometa; Lansoprazole; Magnesium Oxide; Slow-K; Glufast; Tamsulosin HCL; Humulin R; Warfarin Sodium; Tamsulosin HCL; SHA-Kanzo-TO; SHA-Kanzo-TO; Levothyroxine Sodium; Diovan; Slow-K; Warfarin Sodium; Mucosta; Diovan; Clarithromycin; Levothyroxine Sodium; Levothyroxine Sodium; Zometa



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 physician from Japan on 2012-07-17

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Interstitial Lung Disease, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Dehydration, Dizziness, Thrombocytopenia, Decreased Appetite, Infection Susceptibility Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Panobinostat
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.3 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-03-12

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Candesartan Cilexetil; Warfarin Sodium; Mucosta



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-07-16

Patient: male, weighing 71.0 kg (156.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Syncope, Respiratory Failure, Angina Unstable, Transient Ischaemic Attack

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-11-23

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 milligram
    Start date: 2012-06-25
    End date: 2012-07-03

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-11-23

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-07-03

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Clopidogrel; Isosorbide Mononitrate; Atorvastatin



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