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Methylprednisolone (Methylprednisolone) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Methylprednisolone and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (812)
Death (196)
Life Threatening Events (54)
Disability (11)

Reports by Reaction Type

Pyrexia (47)Drug Ineffective (42)Cytomegalovirus Infection (40)Pneumonia (33)Aspergillosis (33)Anaemia (29)Respiratory Failure (27)Sepsis (27)Multi-Organ Failure (26)Tendon Rupture (25)Thrombocytopenia (25)Rotator Cuff Syndrome (24)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Methylprednisolone. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Malaise, Cyanosis, Formication

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carboplatin
    Dosage: 415mg cyclic
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-06-20

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 40mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-06-20

Plitican
    Dosage: 150mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-06-20

Zofran
    Dosage: 8mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-06-20

Other drugs received by patient: Vinorelbine



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Pruritus, Erythema

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 40mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-08-07
    End date: 2012-08-07

Oxaliplatin
    Dosage: 160mg cyclic
    Indication: Colorectal Cancer
    Start date: 2012-08-07
    End date: 2012-08-07

Plitican
    Dosage: 100mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-08-07
    End date: 2012-08-07

Zofran
    Dosage: 8mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-08-07
    End date: 2012-08-07



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytarabine
    Dosage: 200 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Emend
    Dosage: 125 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-21

Emend
    Dosage: 80 mg, once
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Etoposide
    Dosage: 200 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 160 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 60 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-21

Ondansetron
    Dosage: 8 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-21

Ondansetron
    Dosage: 8 mg, once
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Other drugs received by patient: Bicnu; Diamicron; Pravastatin Sodium; Amlodipine; Valium; Nexium; Tramadol HCL; Acetaminophen



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Ligament Rupture, Back Pain, Pain in Extremity, Tendon Rupture, Pain, Fatigue, Neck Pain, Arthralgia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Indication: Bacterial Infection

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Indication: Urinary Tract Infection

Levaquin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bronchitis
    Start date: 2007-08-01

Methylprednisolone
    Indication: Bronchitis
    Start date: 2007-02-01

Prednisone TAB
    Indication: Bronchitis



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Malaise, Erythema

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 120mg unknown
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-18

Plitican
    Dosage: 50mg unknown
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-18

Polaramine
    Dosage: 5mg unknown
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-18

Zantac
    Dosage: 50mg unknown
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-18

Zofran
    Dosage: 8mg per day
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-05-18
    End date: 2012-05-18

Other drugs received by patient: 5% Glucose; Taxol; Cisplatin



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 7 year old female

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

Patient: 7 year old female

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Cerebral Vasoconstriction, Vision Blurred, Headache, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclosporine
    Dosage: 60 mg, bid
    Indication: Aplastic Anaemia

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Indication: Aplastic Anaemia

Thymoglobulin
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Indication: Aplastic Anaemia

Other drugs received by patient: Neupogen; Hypnotics and Sedatives



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 63 year old female

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

Patient: 63 year old female

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Ulcer, Arthralgia, Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage, Cytomegalovirus Infection, Type IV Hypersensitivity Reaction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Infliximab
    Dosage: 5 mg/kg, unk
    Start date: 2009-12-01

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 1 g, daily
    Start date: 2009-09-01

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 60 mg, per day
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome
    Start date: 2009-09-01



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 16 year old male

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

Patient: 16 year old male

Reactions: Rash Generalised, Urticaria, Rash Pruritic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Benadryl
    Dosage: 50 mg, po tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Urticaria
    Start date: 2011-09-19
    End date: 2011-09-23

Buprion SR 100 MG
    Dosage: 1 tab daily for 3 days then 1 tab twice daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-25
    End date: 2011-09-21

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 4 mg, po tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Urticaria
    Start date: 2011-09-22
    End date: 2011-09-28



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 51 year old male

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

Patient: 51 year old male, weighing 57.7 kg (126.9 pounds)

Reactions: Hypophosphataemia, Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Metabolic Acidosis, Hyperphosphataemia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Dosage: 300 mg, unk

Allopurinol
    Dosage: 200 mg, unk
    Indication: Tumour Lysis Syndrome

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1200 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 250 mg/day
    Indication: Lymphoma

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 60 mg/day

Sodium Bicarbonate
    Indication: Metabolic Acidosis

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Increased, Hyperlipidaemia, Sleep Disorder, Hyperglycaemia, Withdrawal Syndrome, Mood Swings

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: 100 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pemphigus

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 100 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pemphigus

Dexamethasone TAB
    Dosage: 3 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pemphigus

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 72 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pemphigus

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 90 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pemphigus



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: 150 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 100 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 20 mg/week
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methylprednisolone

Prednisone
    Dosage: 40 mg/day
    Indication: Polymyositis

Prednisone
    Dosage: 10mg daily

Prednisone
    Dosage: 17.5 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral

Prednisone
    Dosage: 60 mg/day

Prednisone
    Dosage: 2.5 mg/day



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: 150 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 100 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 20 mg/week
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methylprednisolone

Prednisone
    Dosage: 40 mg/day
    Indication: Polymyositis

Prednisone
    Dosage: 2.5 mg/day

Prednisone
    Dosage: 10mg daily

Prednisone
    Dosage: 60 mg/day

Prednisone
    Dosage: 17.5 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 10 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 10 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Laryngeal Oedema

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diphenhydramine HCL
    Indication: Hereditary Angioedema

Epinephrine
    Indication: Angioedema

Methylprednisolone
    Indication: Hereditary Angioedema

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins; Antihistamines



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 51 year old male

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

Patient: 51 year old male

Reactions: Hypophosphataemia, Metabolic Acidosis, Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Hyperphosphataemia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Adverse event resulted in: death

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

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1200 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma

Doxorubicin
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 60 mg/day

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 250 mg/day
    Indication: Lymphoma

Sodium Bicarbonate
    Indication: Metabolic Acidosis

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Indication: Lymphoma



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: 150 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 100 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 20 mg/week
    Indication: Polymyositis

Methylprednisolone

Prednisone
    Dosage: 10mg daily

Prednisone
    Dosage: 17.5 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral

Prednisone
    Dosage: 60 mg/day

Prednisone
    Dosage: 2.5 mg/day

Prednisone
    Dosage: 40 mg/day
    Indication: Polymyositis



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Czech Republic on 2012-08-17

Patient:

Reactions: Hyperlipidaemia, Weight Increased, Sleep Disorder, Hyperglycaemia, Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome, Mental Disorder, Mood Swings

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine Sodium
    Dosage: 100 mg, / day
    Indication: Pemphigus

Azathioprine Sodium
    Dosage: 25 mg, / day

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 100 mg, / day
    Indication: Pemphigus

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 3 mg, / day
    Indication: Pemphigus
    End date: 2007-10-01

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 72 mg, / day
    Indication: Pemphigus
    End date: 2007-10-01

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 20 mg, / day

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 15 mg, / day
    End date: 2009-10-01

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: 90 mg, / day
    Indication: Pemphigus



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-17

Patient: female

Reactions: Tongue Oedema, Suffocation Feeling, LIP Oedema, Headache, Erythema, Paraesthesia, Anaphylactoid Reaction, Hypertension, Oxygen Saturation Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 80mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-07-11
    End date: 2012-07-11

Zantac
    Dosage: 50mg single dose
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-07-11
    End date: 2012-07-11

Other drugs received by patient: Kytril; Polaramine



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-16

Patient: female, weighing 52.3 kg (115.1 pounds)

Reactions: Hypovolaemic Shock, Haematoma

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Dosage: 3g per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain
    Start date: 2011-12-09
    End date: 2011-12-10

Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Dosage: 3g per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-12-05
    End date: 2011-12-10

Arixtra
    Dosage: 2.5mg per day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-12-02
    End date: 2011-12-10

Budesonide
    Dosage: 1mg three times per day
    Start date: 2011-12-03
    End date: 2011-12-10

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 40mg per day
    Start date: 2011-12-06
    End date: 2011-12-10

Rovamycine
    Dosage: 1tab three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-12-06
    End date: 2011-12-10

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Polyethylene Glycol; Prednisolone; Respiratory Physiotherapy; Lovenox; Singulair; Lansoprazole; Calciparine; Aldactone; Cordarone; Potassium Chloride; Lasix; Lexomil; Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Levothyroxine Sodium; Mianserine; Ipratropium Bromide



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-14

Patient: 67 year old male

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytarabine
    Dosage: 100 mg/m2, single
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Emend
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-22

Etoposide
    Dosage: 100 mg/m2, single
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-02-22
    End date: 2012-02-22

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 160 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-22

Ondansetron
    Dosage: 8 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2012-02-21
    End date: 2012-02-22

Other drugs received by patient: Diamicron; Amlodipine; Acetaminophen; Bicnu; Nexium; Pravastatin; Valium; Tramadol HCL



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Lithuania on 2012-08-13

Patient:

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mabthera
    Dosage: for 6 courses.
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 1 g/m2 daily for 5 consecutive days of each treatment course: 6 courses
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 75 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-08-13

Patient: 75 year old female, weighing 55.0 kg (120.9 pounds)

Reactions: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Injection Site Erythema, Oedema Peripheral, Condition Aggravated, Muscle Abscess, Injection Site Swelling, Injection Site Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Enbrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, qwk
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Start date: 2010-03-09
    End date: 2010-11-26

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other drugs received by patient: Depo-Medrol; Coversyl / 00790702 /; Methotrexate; Folic Acid; Celebrex; Oxycodone HCL and Acetaminophen; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Lithuania on 2012-08-13

Patient:

Reactions: Fatigue, Hyperkalaemia, Anaemia, Lung Infection, Hyperglycaemia, Sudden Death, Febrile Neutropenia, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mabthera
    Dosage: for 6 courses.
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 1 g/m2 daily for 5 consecutive days of each treatment course: 6 course
    Indication: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 44 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 44 year old female

Reactions: Device Related Sepsis, Enterococcal Infection, Transplant Rejection, Calciphylaxis, Mesenteric Haemorrhage, Colonic Fistula, Impaired Healing, Sepsis, Blood Creatinine Increased, Escherichia Infection, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Immunoglobulins NOS
    Dosage: unk

Immunoglobulins NOS
    Dosage: 0.5 mg/kg, cyclic
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 500 mg, unk

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 125 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Mycophenolate Mofetil
    Dosage: 1 g, unk

Mycophenolate Mofetil
    Dosage: 500 mg, bid
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Tacrolimus
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Thymoglobulin
    Dosage: 1.25 unk, unk

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone TAB; Rituximab



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-09

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 4 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Immunosuppressant Drug Therapy

Mycophenolate Mofetil
    Dosage: 500 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Immunosuppressant Drug Therapy

Tacrolimus
    Dosage: 2 mg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Immunosuppressant Drug Therapy



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 52 year old male

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

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Zygomycosis, Haemoptysis, Neck Pain, Chest Pain, Swelling, Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clofarabine
    Dosage: 22.5 mg/m2
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Cytarabine
    Dosage: 0.75 mg/m2
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Idarubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 6 mg/m2, 400 ug, intravenous, every two months
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Methylprednisolone
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-08-08

Patient: 65 year old female

Reactions: Osteonecrosis of JAW, Osteomyelitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine Sodium
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Boniva
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Osteopenia

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 4mg daily
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Germany on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Renal Failure, Viral Infection, Fungal Infection, Transplant Rejection, Bacterial Infection, Pancytopenia, Obliterative Bronchiolitis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cellcept
    Dosage: route: nasogatric also
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Cellcept
    Dosage: 2-3 grams
    Administration route: Oral

Cyclosporine
    Dosage: 1-3 mg/kg
    Indication: Immunosuppression

Cyclosporine
    Dosage: 4-18 mg/kg/day
    Administration route: Oral

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 3 doses

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 500 mg-1 g
    Indication: Immunosuppression

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 0.5-1 mg/kg/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Immunosuppression



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Cytomegalovirus Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 50 mg, cyclic

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 100 mg, cyclic
    Indication: Transplant Rejection

Velcade
    Dosage: 1.3 mg/m2, cyclic
    Indication: Transplant Rejection

Other drugs received by patient: Mycophenolate Mofetil



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Viral Infection, Transplant Rejection, Pancytopenia, Obliterative Bronchiolitis, Neurotoxicity, Renal Failure, Fungal Infection, Bacterial Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cellcept
    Dosage: 2-3 g
    Administration route: Oral

Cellcept
    Dosage: route: nasogastric also
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Transplant Rejection

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 3 doses

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 500 mg to 1 gram
    Indication: Immunosuppression

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 0.5-1 mg/kg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Immunosuppression

Prednisolone
    Dosage: then tapered to 0.1 to 0.2 mg/kg/day within the first 3 months

Tacrolimus
    Dosage: route: intravenous: 0.01-0.03 mg/kg daily; oral: 0.05-0.3 mg/kg daily
    Indication: Immunosuppression



Possible Methylprednisolone side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-07

Patient: male

Reactions: Malignant Melanoma

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2010-05-06
    End date: 2010-09-05

Doxorubicin HCL
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2010-05-06
    End date: 2010-09-01

Mabthera
    Dosage: once in 28 days
    Start date: 2010-05-06
    End date: 2010-09-01

Mabthera
    Dosage: 800 mg day 1, then 780 mg
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2008-04-25
    End date: 2008-05-16

Mabthera
    Start date: 2010-11-16
    End date: 2012-04-01

Methylprednisolone
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2010-05-06
    End date: 2010-09-01

Methylprednisolone
    Start date: 2010-11-16
    End date: 2012-04-01

Methylprednisolone
    Start date: 2008-04-25
    End date: 2008-05-16

Prednisolone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2010-05-07
    End date: 2010-09-05

Vincristine
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2010-05-06
    End date: 2010-09-01

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Polaramine

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