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Gemzar (Gemcitabine) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (58)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Gemzar (Gemcitabine) life threatening events. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Gemzar side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Bone, Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Prerenal Failure

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 750 mg, every 3 weeks
    Indication: Pleural Mesothelioma Malignant
    Start date: 2009-03-12
    End date: 2009-09-24

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-05-28
    End date: 2010-06-04

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Vitamin B12; Panvitan; Calblock; Amlodipine; Cisplatin



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 physician from Japan on 2012-07-11

Patient: male, weighing 65.0 kg (143.0 pounds)

Reactions: Atrioventricular Block, Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem HCL; Verapamil; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Vasolan / 00014302 /; Bisoprolol Fumarate



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-07-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Systemic Candida, Hyperkalaemia, Hypotension, Haematuria, Pancytopenia, Sigmoiditis, Multi-Organ Failure, Febrile Bone Marrow Aplasia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Septic Shock, Anuria

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-06-22

Patient: male, weighing 51.0 kg (112.2 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Interstitial Lung Disease, Oedema Peripheral, Lung Infection, Circulatory Collapse, Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Melaena

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Kytril; Loxonin; Norvasc; Mucosta; Decadron; Zolpidem; Maglax; Famotidine



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-06-22

Patient: male, weighing 65.0 kg (143.0 pounds)

Reactions: Atrioventricular Block, Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Verapamil; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Diltiazem HCL



Possible Gemzar side effects in 69 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-06-19

Patient: 69 year old male

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Neoplasm Progression, Shunt Malfunction, Pyrexia, Shock

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: 1000 mg/m2, other
    Indication: Pancreatic Carcinoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-04-01
    End date: 2009-01-01

Gemzar
    Dosage: 800 mg/m2, other
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2010-05-01



Possible Gemzar side effects in 89 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-31

Patient: 89 year old male

Reactions: Drooling, Dyspnoea, Renal Failure, Dyskinesia, Blood Potassium Increased, Carbon Dioxide Increased, Endotracheal Intubation, Respiratory Distress, Oxygen Saturation Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-05-24

Patient: male, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia, Peroneal Nerve Palsy, Hypoaesthesia

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Seroquel; Celecoxib; Gasmotin; Fentas; Oxycontin; Fentas; Oxycontin; Magnesium Sulfate; Omeprazole; Cotrim; Oxycontin



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-05-23

Patient: female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Hyponatraemia, Neoplasm Progression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1250 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant
    Start date: 2011-10-21
    End date: 2011-10-21

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-05-17

Patient: male, weighing 51.0 kg (112.2 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Infection, Oedema Peripheral, Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Melaena

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Kytril; Norvasc; Decadron; Mucosta; Magnesium Sulfate; Zolpidem; Famotidine; Loxonin



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Brazil on 2012-05-04

Patient: female, weighing 89.1 kg (196.0 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia, Neoplasm Progression, Cholestasis, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Ondansetron; Docetaxel; Dexamethasone; Heparin



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-04-16

Patient: female

Reactions: Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Avastin; Carboplatin



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-04-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Cardiogenic Shock, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: TS 1



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-03-30

Patient: male, weighing 60.4 kg (132.9 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Interstitial Lung Disease, Respiratory Failure

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    Start date: 2009-06-30
    End date: 2009-11-21

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1600 mg, unk
    Start date: 2010-01-08
    End date: 2010-02-18

Other drugs received by patient: Decadron; Daikentyuto; Paclitaxel; Lansoprazole; Granisetron; Zantac; Basen; Oxycontin; Restamin; Cisplatin; Clonazepam



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-03-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Off Label Use, Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Nebivolol HCL; Lansoprazole; Taxol; Ramipril; Atorvastatin; Gaviscon / GFR /; Aspirin



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: male, weighing 51.7 kg (113.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Tooth Abscess, Nausea, Exsanguination, Haematemesis

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Spiriva; Ventolin / SCH /; Compazine; Percocet; Prednisone TAB; Zofran; Nicoderm; Carboplatin



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 60.4 kg (132.9 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Interstitial Lung Disease, Respiratory Failure

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: 1600 mg, unk
    Start date: 2010-01-08
    End date: 2010-02-18

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    Start date: 2009-06-30
    End date: 2009-11-21

Other drugs received by patient: Restamin; Daikentyuto; Cisplatin; Basen; Clonazepam; Paclitaxel; Decadron; Zantac; Granisetron; Lansoprazole; Oxycontin



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-03-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Cardiac Failure, Congestive Cardiomyopathy

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Bisoprolol Fumarate; Lasix; Mabcampath; Ramipril; Nexium; Inspra; Levothyroxine Sodium; Lexomil; Omeprazole



Possible Gemzar side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-03-02

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Cardiac Failure, Dehydration, Tachypnoea, Febrile Neutropenia, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Cough

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carboplatin
    Dosage: 100mg*3
    Indication: Ovarian Cancer

Gemzar
    Dosage: 200mg*3
    Indication: Ovarian Cancer

Taxol
    Dosage: 60mg*3
    Indication: Ovarian Cancer
    Start date: 2004-10-04
    End date: 2004-10-06



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-03-02

Patient: male, weighing 52.0 kg (114.4 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Sepsis, Cholangitis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Serotone



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-03-01

Patient: female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Hyponatraemia, Neoplasm Progression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1250 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant
    Start date: 2011-10-21
    End date: 2011-10-21

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Gemzar side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-03-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Diarrhoea, Interstitial Lung Disease, Dehydration, Pneumomediastinum, Pyrexia, Enterocolitis, Decreased Appetite

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in 55 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-02-29

Patient: 55 year old male, weighing 97.8 kg (215.2 pounds)

Reactions: Angina Pectoris, Electrocardiogram Change, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in 58 year old female

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

Patient: 58 year old female

Reactions: Hypertension, Thrombotic Microangiopathy, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-04-01
    End date: 2011-07-25

Faslodex
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-04-01
    End date: 2011-08-01

Gemzar
    Indication: Breast Cancer
    Start date: 2010-04-01
    End date: 2011-08-15

Irbesartan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2011-02-01
    End date: 2011-08-01



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-02-28

Patient: male

Reactions: Congestive Cardiomyopathy

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Campath
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: T-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-06-01

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: T-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-08-08

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Ramipril; Inspra; Omeprazole; Nexium; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Lexomil; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-02-27

Patient: male, weighing 60.4 kg (132.9 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Interstitial Lung Disease, Respiratory Failure

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    Start date: 2009-06-30
    End date: 2009-11-21

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1600 mg, unk
    Start date: 2010-01-08
    End date: 2010-02-18

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin; Daikentyuto; Clonazepam; Paclitaxel; Basen; Granisetron; Lansoprazole; Restamin; Zantac; Oxycontin; Decadron



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-02-13

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Systemic Mycosis, Small Intestinal Perforation, Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Peritoneum, Renal Failure Acute, Infectious Peritonitis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



Possible Gemzar side effects in

Reported by a physician from Greece on 2012-02-03

Patient:

Reactions: Caecitis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar

Other drugs received by patient: Corticosteroids; Platinol; Taxotere



Possible Gemzar side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-02-02

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Systemic Mycosis, Small Intestinal Perforation, Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Peritoneum, Renal Failure Acute, Infectious Peritonitis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gemzar



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