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Review: could Medrol cause Ulcer - duodenal or gastric (Gastric ulcer)?





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 9,210 people who have side effects while taking Medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 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 inflammation. (latest outcomes from Medrol 9,481 users)

Ulcer - duodenal or gastric

Ulcer - duodenal or gastric (stomach ulcer) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis.(latest reports from Ulcer - duodenal or gastric 31,683 patients)

On Dec, 7, 2014: 9,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Medrol. Among them, 113 people (1.23%) have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric.

Trend of Ulcer - duodenal or gastric in Medrol reports

Time on Medrol when people have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ulcer - duodenal or gastric76.00%4.00%0.00%4.00%8.00%0.00%8.00%

Gender of people who have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol * :

FemaleMale
Ulcer - duodenal or gastric45.52%54.48%

Age of people who have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ulcer - duodenal or gastric0.00%0.00%0.00%2.48%1.65%14.05%27.27%54.55%

Severity of Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ulcer - duodenal or gastric ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 23.01%)
  2. Metastases to bone (15 people, 13.27%)
  3. Renal transplant (8 people, 7.08%)
  4. Nausea (8 people, 7.08%)
  5. Stomatitis (7 people, 6.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (33 people, 29.20%)
  2. Taxol (29 people, 25.66%)
  3. Zometa (28 people, 24.78%)
  4. Aredia (27 people, 23.89%)
  5. Carboplatin (23 people, 20.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Omeprazole or pantoprazole?
    (Asked by a 39 year old woman who has Hormone Level Nos Abnormal, Hypothyroidism, Tinnitus, Migraine With Aura, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Insomnia, Ulcer - Stomach, and takes Lasix, Topamax, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Inderal, Pantoprazole)
    I take an oral contraceptive, Diane-35 ED, which is not in the list of drugs to choose from on this site. Recently, the medication I was taking for my stomach ulcer (Omeprazole) became unavailable in my country of residence and was replaced by Patoprazole. I started taking it yesterday morning and by midday today the side effects were unbearable. I am nauseous, have diarrhea, and a very severe headache. This didn't happen with Omeprazole. Do you think this is a drug interaction or is there some difference between the two that I am perhaps sensitive to?
  • Can u take metformin with stomach ulcer medication
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Stomach Ulcer, and takes Metformin)
    I went to the doctors on friday cause i had an colonoscopy an they found out that o had 1 bleeding ulcers n 2 more stomach ulcer an they put me on 5 different medication an wanted to know if i can take my metformin with y stomach ulcer pills
  • Nasal and chest infection and congestion
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Stuffy Nose Chest Congestion And Swelling Of Cheek Bones, and takes Methylprednisolone)
    I have been suffering stuffy nose and chest congestion and swelling of cheek bones due to infection, started taking methyprednisone and yesterday and no relieve as of yet i am getting worse.
  • I have a peptic ulcer and my blood pressure goes up and down is this normal .i usually have prefect blood pressure. what is causing this to happen.
    (Asked by a 51 year old woman who has Peptic Ulcer, and takes Pepcid)
    I have been on a bland diet for a peptic ulcer last night i tried to eat regular food and my blood pressure spiked up to 158/107 for just a few mins and came down but it has been going up and down. Is this normal?
  • While taking a medrol 4 mg. pill pack, (a blood test was done) can a false reading occur for the vitamin-d level or score lower than 30 occur?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Back Degeneration, Severe Constipation, Emphysema And Past Precancerous Polyp's, Calcium Deficiency Or Vitamin D, and takes MethylPREDNISolone)
    I thought I was having a heart attack. I went to an E.R. was admitted, after many tests it was not. Three days later I went to my family doctor, believed in was due to my lungs. I was prescribed a 4 mg. medrol pill pack. About 4-5 days later I was still having chest pains so I went back. Another doctor order multiply blood tests and scans. I was contacted by the doctors office and told I had a vitamin D deficiency. Can this blood test be wrong? Can or does a Medrol 4-Mg. pill pack, MethylPREDNISolone is the brand name, cause a vitamin D deficiency? Please help, D. desperate

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