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Fatigue, Thrombosis (8445497-5)
on Oct 27, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 58 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was treated with Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: fatigue, thrombosis. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Zoloft
  • Aspirin
  • Ambien
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, X 21 Days, Po)
  • Coumadin
  • Xanax


Thrombophlebitis Superficial (8443805-2)
Patient was taking Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: thrombophlebitis superficial on Aug 10, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 57 years of age, weighting 157.0 lb, . Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Zemplar (parcalcitol)
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, Daily For 14 Days, Po)
  • Protonix
  • Norvasc
  • Aspirin
  • Prozac
  • Pentamidine (pentamidine)


Dry Skin, Multi-organ Failure, Stomatitis, Pruritus (8435826-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 07, 2012 by a Female taking Decadron (Dosage: Unk) . Location: JAPAN , 65 years of age, weighting 116.8 lb, After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: dry skin, multi-organ failure, stomatitis, pruritus.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Oxaliplatin (85 Mg/m2, Q2wk)
  • Fluorouracil (400 Mg/m2, Q2wk)
  • Kytril (Unk)
  • Panitumumab (6 Mg/kg, Q2wk)
  • Panitumumab (6 Mg/kg, Q2wk)
  • Panitumumab (6 Mg/kg, Q2wk)
  • Leucovorin Calcium (200 Mg/m2, Q2wk)
  • Fluorouracil (2400 Mg/m2, Q2wk)


Fatigue, Abdominal Pain Upper (8434659-9)
on Sep 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, was treated with Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: fatigue, abdominal pain upper. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, Daily 3/4 Weeks, Po)



Lung Infection, Pyrexia, C-reactive Protein Increased, Febrile Neutropenia, Hypoxia (8434217-6)
on Jun 06, 2012 Female from JAPAN , weighting 108.0 lb, was treated with Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: lung infection, pyrexia, c-reactive protein increased, febrile neutropenia, hypoxia. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cotrim
  • Prednisolone
  • Coroherser R
  • Kytril
  • Cefmetazole Sodium
  • Nicorandis
  • Solu-medrol
  • Ganciclovir


Fall, Dehydration, Hyponatraemia, Hypocalcaemia, Pneumonia, Sepsis Syndrome, Dizziness, Asthenia, Haemoptysis (8433959-6)
Patient was taking Decadron. After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: fall, dehydration, hyponatraemia, hypocalcaemia, pneumonia, sepsis syndrome, dizziness, asthenia, haemoptysis on Jun 06, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 193.3 lb, . Decadron dosage: 40 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zometa (2 Mg, Unk)
  • Dexamethasone (4 Mg, Bid)
  • Coumadin (3 Mg, 3/week)
  • Fentanyl (50 Ug, Unk)
  • Dulcolax (100 Mg, Bid)
  • Fleet Enema /00103901/ (Unk)
  • Vicodin (Unk)
  • Polyethylene Glycol (17 G, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Gastritis, Throat Tightness, Influenza Like Illness, Dyspnoea, Vomiting, Nausea, Renal Failure Acute, Palpitations, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (8432991-6)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 06, 2011 by a Female taking Decadron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: gastritis, throat tightness, influenza like illness, dyspnoea, vomiting, nausea, renal failure acute, palpitations, gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
Associated medications used:
  • Hydralazine Hcl
  • Diflucan
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily X 21 Days, Po)
  • Pantoprazole
  • Flexeril
  • Acetaminophen
  • Nexium
Patient was hospitalized.

Walking Disability, Rash (8432623-7)
on Jun 06, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 132.1 lb, was treated with Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: walking disability, rash. Decadron dosage: 40 Milligram.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ranitidine (75 Milligram)
  • Aspirin (325 Milligram)
  • Benzoate (100 Milligram)
  • Exforge (5-320mg)
  • Nasonex (2 Sprays)
  • Percocet (5-325mg)
  • Coreg Cr (40 Milligram)
  • Revlimid (15 Milligram)


Deep Vein Thrombosis (8430658-1)
on Apr 13, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 55 years of age, was treated with Decadron. After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: deep vein thrombosis. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lenalidomide (Po)


Dermatitis (8430488-0)
Patient was taking Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: dermatitis on Aug 25, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 58 years of age, . Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily For 14 Days Of 21, Po; 25 Mg, Daily For 14 Days Of 21, Po)
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily For 14 Days Of 21, Po; 25 Mg, Daily For 14 Days Of 21, Po)
  • Velcade
Patient was hospitalized.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (8430454-5)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 03, 2011 by a Male taking Decadron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 55 years of age, weighting 306.4 lb, Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: deep vein thrombosis.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revlimid (10;25;5 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid (10;25;5 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid (10;25;5 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid (10;25;5 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid
Patient was hospitalized.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (8429582-X)
on Jul 14, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 58 years of age, was treated with Decadron. After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: deep vein thrombosis. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily For 21 Days, Po)


Thrombosis (8426704-1)
on Oct 20, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 59 years of age, weighting 226.0 lb, was treated with Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: thrombosis. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po, 25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po, 25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)


Pancreatitis (8426590-X)
Patient was taking Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: pancreatitis on Dec 15, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 70 years of age, . Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Velcade (1 Mg/m2, Every 21 Days)
Patient was hospitalized.

Light Chain Analysis Increased, Condition Aggravated, Pain, Thrombosis, Multiple Myeloma, Neoplasm Progression (8426287-6)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 25, 2011 by a Male taking Decadron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 56 years of age, After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: light chain analysis increased, condition aggravated, pain, thrombosis, multiple myeloma, neoplasm progression.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 25 Mg, 1 In 1 D)
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 25 Mg, 1 In 1 D)
  • Velcade


Immunosuppression, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Full Blood Count Decreased (8422361-9)
on Sep 27, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, weighting 212.1 lb, was treated with Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: immunosuppression, neutrophil count decreased, full blood count decreased. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Coumadin
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 10 Mg, 21 Out Of 28 Days, Po)
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 10 Mg, 21 Out Of 28 Days, Po)
  • Paxil
  • Zometa
  • Calcium Carbonate


Cerebrovascular Accident, Syncope (8419931-0)
on Mar 08, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, was treated with Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: cerebrovascular accident, syncope. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po ; 10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
Patient was hospitalized.

(8419075-8)
Patient was taking Decadron. on May 24, 2012 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 140.1 lb, . Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Hydromorphone Hydrochloride
  • Pantoprazole Sodium
  • Xeloda


Disease Progression (8415228-3)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 08, 2011 by a Male taking Decadron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: disease progression.
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid (20 Mg, Qd, Po Days 1-14, Po)
  • Revlimid (20 Mg, Qd, Po Days 1-14, Po)
  • Velcade


H1n1 Influenza (8414067-7)
on Mar 14, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, was treated with Decadron. Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: h1n1 influenza. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revlimid (15 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po, 15 Mg, Daily X 21 Days, Po)
  • Revlimid (15 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po, 15 Mg, Daily X 21 Days, Po)
  • Zometa
Patient was hospitalized.

Rash Maculo-papular, Pruritus (8413893-8)
on Mar 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 75 years of age, was treated with Decadron. After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: rash maculo-papular, pruritus. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Velcade
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily X 21 Days Out Of 28 Days, Po)


Renal Failure Acute, Urate Nephropathy (8413821-5)
Patient was taking Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: renal failure acute, urate nephropathy on May 31, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 183.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • lymphadenopathy
and. Decadron dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Injection Site Erythema, Injection Site Swelling, Urinary Tract Infection, Injection Site Pruritus, Injection Site Reaction (8412060-1)
Adverse event was reported on May 01, 2012 by a Female taking Decadron (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, Patient felt the following Decadron side effects: injection site erythema, injection site swelling, urinary tract infection, injection site pruritus, injection site reaction.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Enbrel
  • Doxycycline (Unk)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Qwk)


Somnolence, Sinus Tachycardia, Pneumonia, Condition Aggravated, Bronchiolitis, Pyrexia, Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, Confusional State, Disorientation (8409736-9)
on May 18, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 65 years of age, weighting 117.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • multiple myeloma
and was treated with Decadron. After Decadron was administered, patient encountered several Decadron side effects: somnolence, sinus tachycardia, pneumonia, condition aggravated, bronchiolitis, pyrexia, musculoskeletal chest pain, confusional state, disorientation. Decadron dosage: Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Neurontin
  • Synthroid
  • Omeprazole
  • Oxycodone Hcl
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Dilaudid (Unk)
  • Celexa
  • Mralax
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Creatinine Increased, Headache, Nausea (8407497-0)
on Jun 30, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, was treated with Decadron. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decadron side effects: blood creatinine increased, headache, nausea. Decadron dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Velcade
  • Aspirin
  • Verapamil
  • Detrol La
  • Frova
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily X 21 Days, 7 Days Off, Po 5 Mg, M,w,f After Dialysis, Po)
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily X 21 Days, 7 Days Off, Po 5 Mg, M,w,f After Dialysis, Po)
  • Allopurinol
Patient was hospitalized.

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