Review: could Medrol cause Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric?


Summary

Ulcer - duodenal or gastric is found among people who take Medrol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 9,982 people who have side effects while taking Medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric and more.

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Medrol

Medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Medrol 10,712 users)

Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric

Ulcer - duodenal or gastric has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, gastric ulcer, diarrhea (latest reports from 35,597 Ulcer - duodenal or gastric patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

9,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Medrol.
Among them, 112 people (1.12%) have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Medrol cause Ulcer - duodenal or gastric?

Time on Medrol when people have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric when taking Medrol *:

  • female: 48.18 %
  • male: 51.82 %

Age of people who have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric when taking Medrol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.06 %
  • 30-39: 2.04 %
  • 40-49: 13.27 %
  • 50-59: 30.61 %
  • 60+: 51.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people)
  • Renal Transplant (8 people)
  • Stomatitis (5 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (26 people)
  • Zometa (25 people)
  • Aredia (23 people)
  • Prednisone (21 people)
  • Ambien (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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