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

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On Jul, 18, 2014: 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%)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)236 (16.68%)
Middle Insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night)6 (0.42%)
Local Swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury)8 (0.57%)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)98 (6.93%)
Feeling Abnormal56 (3.96%)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)78 (5.51%)
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
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)348
Pyrexia (fever)311
Diarrhoea249
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)236
Vomiting232
Pain207
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)195
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)174
Anaemia (lack of blood)172
Drug Ineffective148

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea27
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells)18
Fall12
Muscle Tightness10
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)10
Spinal Disorder (disease of spine a back bone)10
Pain In Extremity10
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (nerve compression at wrist results numbness weakness, pain , swelling)10
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)10
Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)10

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

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Nervousness136 (0.99%)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,298 (9.49%)
Middle Insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night)16 (0.12%)
Local Swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury)30 (0.22%)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)522 (3.82%)
Feeling Abnormal294 (2.15%)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)402 (2.94%)
Back Pain876 (6.41%)

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

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 Tab:

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

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