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From FDA reports: side effects of Methylprednisolone 4mg Tab for a Female patient aged 50

This is a personalized study for a 50 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,676 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Apr, 28, 2015: 13,676 people who reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone 4mg Tab are studied

Trend of Methylprednisolone 4mg Tab's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2916838)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 50

Gender: female

Conditions: Tooth Disorder

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

Side effects have: Nervousness, Nausea, Middle Insomnia, Local Swelling, Insomnia, Feeling Abnormal, Dyspepsia, Back Pain

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 50 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Nervousness20 (1.41%)
Nausea236 (16.68%)
Middle Insomnia6 (0.42%)
Local Swelling8 (0.57%)
Insomnia98 (6.93%)
Feeling Abnormal56 (3.96%)
Dyspepsia52 (3.67%)
Back Pain94 (6.64%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 50 (±5) in the use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Tab:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea238
Nausea236
Pyrexia208
Pain207
Fatigue195
Oedema Peripheral174
Anaemia172
Diarrhoea168
Vomiting159
Drug Ineffective148

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 50 (±5) in long term use of Methylprednisolone 4mg Tab:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea18
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy18
Fall12
Muscle Tightness10
Neuropathy Peripheral10
Spinal Disorder10
Pain In Extremity10
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome10
Osteoporosis10
Tendonitis10

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

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Nervousness136 (0.99%)
Nausea1,298 (9.49%)
Middle Insomnia16 (0.12%)
Local Swelling30 (0.22%)
Insomnia522 (3.82%)
Feeling Abnormal294 (2.15%)
Dyspepsia268 (1.96%)
Back Pain876 (6.41%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia2,105
Dyspnoea1,751
Asthenia1,388
Pneumonia1,368
Pain1,363
Diarrhoea1,358
Nausea1,298
Fatigue1,289
Anaemia1,129
Arthralgia1,129

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia54
Respiratory Failure32
Interstitial Lung Disease28
Dyspnoea28
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia28
Diarrhoea22
Arthralgia22
Pain In Extremity20
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy20
Arthropathy14

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • First day of 4mg x 6 tab dosing. Have a year ago taken 5mg prdnisone over two week period no issues.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Two things seem to be going on -
    1. Ectopic beats and episodes of tachycardia
    2. Episodes of high tension, adrenaline surges and fast increase in BP. Sometimes fast increase in heart rate too.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I just started taking methylprednisolone and u felt ok until 3 in the morning I felt like I was freezing but I was sweating my arms are sore but I think its because I was so cold I tensed up my arms to my body. I dont feel any other pain, apart from my tendontitis I have a wisdom tooth coming out but sonce I started taking the methylprednisolone it actually feels better. No fever but I do feel my heart jist a little tachy, not enough to the point where im concerned. I do however have a hiatory of uti without symptoms I dont know I have it till my back starts hurting but right now its not hurting.

    Reply

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