Drug Safety Information for LUXIQ (Betamethasone valerate)

Adverse Drug Reactions for LUXIQ* (Betamethasone valerate)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with LUXIQ
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Drug ineffective39
2Dyspnoea36
3Pruritus36
4Fatigue28
5Arthralgia*26
6Rash23
7Dizziness23
8Headache23
9Pain23
10Erythema21
11Condition aggravated21
12Alopecia21
13Psoriasis19
14Diarrhoea19
15Anxiety18
16Cough18
17Asthenia17
18Nausea17
19Constipation16
20Abdominal pain14

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of LUXIQ " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking LUXIQ
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Product used for unknown indication285
2Psoriasis189
3Pruritus117
4Alopecia45
5Rash*43
6Dermatitis37
7Erythema26
8Maternal therapy to enhance foetal lung maturity26
9Eczema24
10Dermatitis atopic20

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for LUXIQ

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 3029


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for LUXIQ

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 3029*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Betamethasone valerate (Dermabet, Beta-val, Valnac, Valisone, Betatrex, Betaderm, Luxiq)

Charts are based on 3029 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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