Table 4

Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) from case series and case reports

Adverse effectsNo. of patients with ADRsOutcome
Disturbance in mood and behaviour111 stopped medication
Weight gain9 
Hypertriglyceridemia5 
Urticaria4 
Angioedema4 
Infection (varicella)31 died (all admitted to intensive care unit)
HPA axis suppression3 
vomiting2 
Increased blood pressure1 
Sudoresis1 
Rash11 stopped medication
Impending doom1 
Lost consciousness1 
Headache1 
Hypocalcaemia1 
Increased ocular pressure1 
Ocular pain1 
Photophobia1 
51* 
  • *Some patients had more than one adverse drug reaction.

  • HPA, hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal.