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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 Jan, 25, 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%)
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)52 (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
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)238
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)236
Pyrexia (fever)208
Pain207
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)195
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)174
Anaemia (lack of blood)172
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 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)268 (1.96%)
Back Pain876 (6.41%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)2,105
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,751
Asthenia (weakness)1,388
Pneumonia1,368
Pain1,363
Diarrhoea1,358
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,298
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,289
Anaemia (lack of blood)1,129
Arthralgia (joint pain)1,129

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)54
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)32
Interstitial Lung Disease28
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)28
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (fungal infection of the lungs)28
Diarrhoea22
Arthralgia (joint pain)22
Pain In Extremity20
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells)20
Arthropathy14

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 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 (2 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 (3 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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