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Gemzar (Gemcitabine) - Pleural Effusion - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Pleural Effusion ()

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

Possible Gemzar side effects in female

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

Patient: female, weighing 56.7 kg (124.7 pounds)

Reactions: Bedridden, Oedema Peripheral, Pleural Effusion, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-06-11

Patient: male

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Pleural Effusion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Aranesp; Cisplatin; Fero-Grad; Symbicort



Possible Gemzar side effects in 55 year old male

Reported by a physician from NEW Zealand on 2012-03-21

Patient: 55 year old male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Radiation Myelopathy, Neoplasm Malignant, Pleural Effusion, Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem HCL; Cisplatin; Morphine



Possible Gemzar side effects in 63 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-15

Patient: 63 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Dysphagia, Dyspnoea, Laryngeal Oedema, Local Swelling, Fatigue, Neuropathy Peripheral, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Pneumothorax, Nervous System Disorder, Pleural Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ixempra KIT
    Dosage: 16 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-11-19
    End date: 2011-04-15

Carboplatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Disease Progression
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Carboplatin
    Indication: Breast Cancer

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Disease Progression
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Gemzar
    Indication: Breast Cancer

Levothyroxine Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
    Start date: 2011-04-01

Levothyroxine Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
    Start date: 2011-04-01

Bevacizumab
    Dosage: 10 mg/m2, cyclic; 10mg/kg
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-11-19
    End date: 2011-04-08



Possible Gemzar side effects in 63 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-14

Patient: 63 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Dyspnoea, Dysphagia, Laryngeal Oedema, Local Swelling, Neuropathy Peripheral, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Fatigue, Respiratory Failure, Pleural Effusion, Nervous System Disorder, Pneumothorax

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carboplatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Disease Progression
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Levothyroxine Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
    Start date: 2011-04-01

Ixempra KIT
    Dosage: 16 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-11-19
    End date: 2011-04-15

Bevacizumab
    Dosage: 10 mg/m2, cyclic; 10mg/kg
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-11-19
    End date: 2011-04-08

Liothyronine Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
    Start date: 2011-04-01

Gemzar
    Indication: Breast Cancer

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Disease Progression
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Carboplatin
    Indication: Breast Cancer



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-02-29

Patient: male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Ventricular Hypokinesia, Hyperkalaemia, Nausea, Rectal Haemorrhage, Angina Unstable, Coma, Bronchial Obstruction, Arrhythmia, Pericarditis, Cardiac Failure, Pleural Effusion, Bronchitis, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide; Motilium; Zofran; Cisplatin; Previscan; Plavix; Avastin; Carboplatin; Allopurinol; Acetaminophen



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-02-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased, Neoplasm Progression, Pleural Effusion, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: 1200 mg, unk
    Indication: Breast Cancer Stage III
    Start date: 2011-04-08
    End date: 2011-04-08

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1000 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-04-28
    End date: 2011-05-19

Other drugs received by patient: Magmitt; Carboplatin; Aminoleban EN; Baraclude; Aminoleban; Naproxen; Protecadin; Pursennid / 00571902 /



Possible Gemzar side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-02-15

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Brain Natriuretic Peptide Increased, Cardiac Failure, Oedema Peripheral, Oedema, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pleural Effusion, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-12-28

Patient: female, weighing 52.8 kg (116.2 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Pyrexia, Blood Beta-D-Glucan Increased, Computerised Tomogram Abnormal, Chest X-RAY Abnormal, Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pleural Effusion, Platelet Count Decreased, Cell Marker Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Fentanyl-100; Famotidine; Lyrica; Rebamipide; Loxoprofen; Paclitaxel



Possible Gemzar side effects in 73 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-12-27

Patient: 73 year old male, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Pleural Effusion, Neoplasm Progression, Ascites

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Rabeprazole Sodium; Furosemide; TS 1; Promacta; Amaryl; Restream; Betamethasone; Spiriva; Loxoprofen; Fentanyl Citrate; Morphine



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2011-12-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Pleural Effusion, Pulmonary Oedema, Acute Coronary Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Ondansetron; Myfortic; Methylprednisolone; Atorvastatin Calcium; Prednisone TAB



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2011-12-22

Patient: female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Hypersensitivity, Shock Haemorrhagic, Pleural Effusion, Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome, Pleural Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: 1500 mg, other
    Indication: Ovarian Cancer Recurrent
    Start date: 2008-04-11
    End date: 2008-08-01

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1000 mg, other
    Start date: 2008-08-22
    End date: 2008-12-19

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Loxonin; Vasolax; Selbex; Acetaminophen; Primperan / 00041901 /



Possible Gemzar side effects in 73 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2011-11-18

Patient: 73 year old male, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Pleural Effusion, Neoplasm Progression, Ascites

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Loxoprofen; Rabeprazole Sodium; Promac; Spiriva; Fentanyl Citrate; Betamethasone; TS 1; Furosemide; Morphine; Amaryl; Restream

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