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

 
 



Index of reports > Hospitalization (1570)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dexamethasone hospitalization. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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

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 France on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Ileus

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bendamustine
    Dosage: on d1 and d2 per cycle, strength: 2.5 mg/ml
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-07-09
    End date: 2012-07-10

Bortezomib
    End date: 2012-07-16

Bortezomib
    Dosage: d1, d4, d8 and d11 per cycle
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-07-09
    End date: 2012-07-12

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Mabthera
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-07-09

Other drugs received by patient: Prazosin; Gliclazide; Clopidegrel; Pregabalin



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 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 male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Bacterial Infection, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

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

Elotuzumab
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-05-22
    End date: 2012-05-29

Other drugs received by patient: Zoledronic Acid; Acyclovir; Suppositorium Analgeticum Forte; Methimazole; Pantoprazole; Tolperisone; Fluconazole; Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide; Azulfidine; Ciprofloxacin; Tramadol HCL; Fentanyl; Hidroxymorphon; Chloroquine; Indapamid; Enoxaparin Sodium



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 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 female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: female, weighing 23.6 kg (51.9 pounds)

Reactions: Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged, Blood Fibrinogen Decreased, RED Blood Cell Schistocytes Present, Fibrin D Dimer Increased, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Coagulopathy, Prothrombin Time Prolonged

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytarabine
    Dosage: 70 mg

Daunorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 46 mg

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 115 mg

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 12 mg

PEG-L Asparaginase (Pegaspargase, Oncospar)

Vincristine Sulfate
    Dosage: 2.8 mg



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 78.0 kg (171.6 pounds)

Reactions: Exposed Bone in JAW, Pain, Neoplasm Progression, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Metastases To Lymph Nodes, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Neoplasm Malignant, Swelling, Bone Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 1 mg, daily
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2012-03-01

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 79 mg, unk
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-17

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 50 mg/m2, every 28 days

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 79 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-06-10
    End date: 2011-11-25

Zoledronic Acid
    Dosage: 4 mg every 28 days
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-17
    End date: 2011-11-25

Zoledronic Acid
    Dosage: 4 mg every 28 days
    Start date: 2011-06-10

Other drugs received by patient: Steroids NOS; Chemotherapeutics



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 75.0 kg (165.0 pounds)

Reactions: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin, Fall

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-06-22

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 2.8571 milligram
    Start date: 2012-01-04
    End date: 2012-01-11

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-04
    End date: 2012-01-24

Lenalidomide
    Dosage: 10 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2010-06-22

Other drugs received by patient: Dronedaron; Carbocal D; Ferrex Sulfate; Furosemide; Furosemide; Diltiazem; Heparin; Docusate; Epogen; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Vitamin K TAB; Sennoside; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT; Furosemide; Diltiazem; Linseed; Sennoside; Simvastatin; Psyllium; Aspirin; FLU; Dalteparin Sodium; Tinzaparin; Warfarin Sodium; Furosemide; Furosemide; Candesartan W / Hydrochlorothiazide; Sennoside; Bisacodyl; Azoth Liquid; Warfarin Sodium; Esomeprazole Sodium; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Furosemide; Garlic; Pamidronate Disodium; Docusate; Potassium Chloride; Potassium Chloride; Azithromycin; Acetaminophen



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Thrombosis, Hyperkalaemia, Coagulopathy, Hypoglycaemia, Hypocalcaemia, Hypoxia, Hiccups, Alanine Aminotransferase Abnormal, Pneumonitis, Cough, Pain in Extremity, Hypotension, Hyperglycaemia, External Ear Pain, Haematotoxicity, Dehydration, Lower Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Hypofibrinogenaemia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Abnormal, Hypokalaemia, Blood Bilirubin Abnormal, Pleural Effusion, Decreased Appetite, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Abnormal, Hyponatraemia, Hypercalcaemia, Hypophosphataemia, Diarrhoea, Hypoalbuminaemia, Hypertension, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Asparaginase
    Dosage: 2500 units/m2/dose as 4 weekly doses
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Bortezomib
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/sq.m/dose on days 1, 4, 8 and 11 combined with vxld
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Cytarabine
    Dosage: on day 1 for all patients and on days 8, 15, 22 for cns invlovment
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 10 mg/m2/day divided in to 2 doses for 14 consecutive days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: given over 15-30 minutes on day 1
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Hydrocortisone
    Dosage: on days 8, 15 and 22
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Methotrexate Sodium
    Dosage: 1 dose on day 15 for no cns involvement and on days 8, 15, 22 for cns involvement
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Vincristine
    Dosage: 1.5 mg/m2/dose, max. 2 mg, by push on days 1, 8, 15 and 22
    Indication: Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Other drugs received by patient: Vancomycin; Posaconazole; Voriconazole; Levofloxacin



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 78.0 kg (171.6 pounds)

Reactions: Exposed Bone in JAW, Pain, Neoplasm Progression, Osteomyelitis, Erythema, Metastases To Lymph Nodes, Neoplasm Malignant, Osteonecrosis of JAW, Swelling, Bone Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 1 mg, daily
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2012-03-01

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 50 mg/m2, every 28 days

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 79 mg, unk
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-17

Docetaxel
    Dosage: 79 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-06-10
    End date: 2011-11-25

Zoledronic Acid
    Dosage: 4 mg every 28 days
    Indication: Prostate Cancer
    Start date: 2009-10-17
    End date: 2011-11-25

Zoledronic Acid
    Dosage: 4 mg every 28 days
    Start date: 2011-06-10

Other drugs received by patient: Chemotherapeutics; Steroids NOS



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 59 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 67.8 kg (149.1 pounds)

Reactions: Embolism, Muscular Weakness, Gastric Haemorrhage, Cardiac Arrest

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, cyclic
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Amyloidosis
    Start date: 2012-07-09
    End date: 2012-08-09

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 0.22 mg/kg, cyclic
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Amyloidosis
    Start date: 2012-07-09
    End date: 2012-08-09

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Amyloidosis
    Start date: 2012-07-09
    End date: 2012-08-09

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 62 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Spain on 2012-08-22

Patient: 62 year old female

Reactions: Accidental Overdose, Myopathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone

Other drugs received by patient: Cyclophosphamide; Anastrozole; Chlorhexidine Gluconate; Omeprazole; Doxorubicin HCL



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Lung Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bendamustine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 180 mg, qd
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-05-29
    End date: 2012-05-30

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Mabthera
    Dosage: 750 mg, unk
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-05-29
    End date: 2012-05-29

Velcade
    Dosage: 2.6 mg, qd
    Indication: Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-05-29
    End date: 2012-06-08

Other drugs received by patient: Rocephin; Glucophage; Fasturtec; Lasix; Duphalac; Colchicine; Actrapid / 00030501 /; Xanax; Ventolin; Albumin; Atarax; Nexium; Zelitrex / 01269701 /; Tranxene; Bactrim; Imovane; Magnesium Sulfate; Ramipril; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Folic Acid; Oxazepam; Pentoxifylline; Lasix



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 45 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: 45 year old female

Reactions: Epstein-Barr Virus Infection, Splenic Infection Fungal, Mycosis Fungoides Refractory, Granuloma, Pneumonia Cytomegaloviral

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Campath
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides
    Start date: 2006-06-01

Cisplatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Daunorubicin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides

Etoposide
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides

Fludara
    Dosage: 2 cycles
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides

Ifosfamide
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides

Prednisone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Vincristine
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Mycosis Fungoides
    Start date: 2006-01-01



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-08-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

Elotuzumab
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Revlimid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Other drugs received by patient: Cefazolin Sodium; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride; Levofloxacin Hydrate; Syakuyaku-Kanzo; Vidarabine; Pantethine; Aspirin; Acetaminophen; Prednisolone; Eviprostat; Carbazochrome Sodium Sulfate Hydrate; Acetaminophen; Acetaminophen; Silodosin; Magnesium Oxide; Glycine; Levofloxacin Hydrate; Metoclopramide Hydrochloride; Trimethoprim; Aspirin; Aspirin; Zopiclone; Famotidine



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