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Dexamethasone (Dexamethasone) - Serious Reactions - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Serious Reactions (1426)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dexamethasone serious reactions. 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 82 year old male

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

Patient: 82 year old male

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

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 87 year old male

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

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

Reactions: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

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

Patient: female, weighing 45.8 kg (100.8 pounds)

Reactions: Cerebral Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 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 female

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

Patient: female, weighing 63.0 kg (138.6 pounds)

Reactions: Circulatory Collapse, Bone Marrow Failure

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Off Label Use, Diabetes Mellitus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone

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

Prednisolone

Timolol Maleate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 92.8 kg (204.2 pounds)

Reactions: Tachyarrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Contusion, Bone Loss, Haemorrhage, Laceration

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Carcinoma in Situ of Skin, Sebaceous Carcinoma

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Radiculopathy

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

Cytarabine
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Mabthera
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 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 male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Chalazion

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: 2 mg, 1/week
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2009-08-13
    End date: 2012-01-03

Other drugs received by patient: Bisphosphonates; Travoprost



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 64 year old male

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

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

Reactions: Malignant Melanoma in Situ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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 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 male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Chalazion

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

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

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

Other drugs received by patient: Bisphosphonates; Doxazosin Mesylate



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in 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

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

Patient:

Reactions: Chalazion

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

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

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

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



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aprepitant
    Dosage: 80 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-18

Aprepitant
    Dosage: 80 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-19
    End date: 2012-04-19

Aprepitant
    Dosage: 125 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis of Nausea and Vomiting
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-17

Cisplatin
    Dosage: 63 mg, qd
    Indication: Bone Sarcoma
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-20

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 15 ml, qd
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-20

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 12 ml, qd
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-17

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 59 mg, qd
    Indication: Bone Sarcoma
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-19

Ondansetron
    Dosage: 8 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis of Nausea and Vomiting
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-20

Ondansetron Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 8 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-20

Ondansetron Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 8 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis of Nausea and Vomiting
    Start date: 2012-04-17
    End date: 2012-04-17

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Dexamethasone; Dihydrocodeine Bitartrate INJ; Ametop; Dexamethasone; Ondansetron; Acetaminophen; Acetaminophen; Acetaminophen; Acetaminophen; Dihydrocodeine Bitartrate INJ



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Chalazion

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

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Lenalidomide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

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

Other drugs received by patient: Synthroid; Bisphosphonates



Possible Dexamethasone side effects in

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 United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Vomiting, Renal Disorder, Ileus, Nausea, Constipation

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

Revlimid
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma



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 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-22

Patient: 82 year old male

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

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

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

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

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

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



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 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 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 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

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-21

Patient:

Reactions: Overdose, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 10 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-01-23
    End date: 2012-08-03

Revlimid
    Dosage: 25 mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-01-23
    End date: 2012-08-05

Velcade
    Dosage: unk mg, unk
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2012-01-23

Velcade
    Dosage: 1 unk, unk
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-08-02

Other drugs received by patient: Amoxicillin; Innohep; Morphine Sulfate; Nexium; Xatral / 00975301 /; Potassium Chloride; Bactrim; Lexomil



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