Review: could Cortisone Acetate cause Chest Discomfort?


Chest discomfort is found among people who take Cortisone Acetate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 4,513 people who have side effects while taking Cortisone acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 141 have Chest discomfort. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest discomfort and more.

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Cortisone Acetate

Cortisone acetate has active ingredients of cortisone acetate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Cortisone acetate 4,657 users)

Chest Discomfort

Chest discomfort has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, chest pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 133,752 Chest discomfort patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

4,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Cortisone Acetate.
Among them, 141 people (3.12%) have Chest Discomfort

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cortisone acetate cause Chest discomfort?

Time on Cortisone Acetate when people have Chest Discomfort *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Discomfort when taking Cortisone Acetate *:

  • female: 74.45 %
  • male: 25.55 %

Age of people who have Chest Discomfort when taking Cortisone Acetate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.91 %
  • 20-29: 1.82 %
  • 30-39: 7.27 %
  • 40-49: 21.82 %
  • 50-59: 40.0 %
  • 60+: 28.18 %

Severity if Chest Discomfort when taking Cortisone Acetate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Chest Discomfort **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (17 people)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people)
  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (9 people)
  • Anaemia (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people)
  • Aspirin (34 people)
  • Vicodin (33 people)
  • Prilosec (32 people)
  • Aredia (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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