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From FDA reports: side effects of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista for a Female patient aged 48

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On Jul, 9, 2014: 13,676 people who reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista are studied

Trend of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2941146)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 48

Gender: female

Conditions: Viral Infection

Drugs taking:
- Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Alopecia, Depression, Crying

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 48 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)30 (2.31%)
Depression92 (7.08%)
Crying12 (0.92%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 48 (±5) in the use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)303
Pyrexia (fever)251
Vomiting185
Asthenia (weakness)180
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)176
Arthralgia (joint pain)162
Chest Pain137
Drug Ineffective134
Pain117
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)116

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 48 (±5) in long term use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea27
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells)18
Lumbar Radiculopathy (radicular pain in the low back and legs)15
Fall12
Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)10
Cyst (a closed sac)10
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)10
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (nerve compression at wrist results numbness weakness, pain , swelling)10
Pain In Extremity10
Muscle Tightness10

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)378 (2.76%)
Depression776 (5.67%)
Crying78 (0.57%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista:

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)3,143
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)2,558
Diarrhoea1,988
Asthenia (weakness)1,985
Arthralgia (joint pain)1,693
Pneumonia1,368
Pain1,363
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,298
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,289
Anaemia (lack of blood)1,129

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Cadista:

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)81
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)48
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)42
Arthralgia (joint pain)33
Diarrhoea33
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (fungal infection of the lungs)28
Interstitial Lung Disease28
Pain In Extremity20
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells)20
Arthropathy14

Comments for this study:

Matthew (4 years ago):

Im a 12 year old boy ive taken this for at least 2 days ONLY now and ive seem to have frequent nosebleeds and ive never been able to sleep but after taking melatonin along with this i seem to wake up more than 3 times a night my max was 4 each hour i would wake up could someone tell me whats going on?
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