Review: could Medrol cause Ulcer - duodenal or gastric?
Summary: Ulcer - duodenal or gastric could be caused by Medrol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prilosec, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 9,201 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 (latest outcomes from 9,470 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in inflammation.
Ulcer - duodenal or gastric
Ulcer - duodenal or gastric (stomach ulcer) (latest reports from 177,761 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 9,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Medrol. Among them, 113 people (1.23%) have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric. They amount to 0.06% of all the 177,792 people who have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric on eHealthMe.
Time on Medrol when people have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ulcer - duodenal or gastric||76.00%||4.00%||0.00%||4.00%||8.00%||0.00%||8.00% |
Gender of people who have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol * :
|Ulcer - duodenal or gastric||45.52%||54.48% |
Age of people who have Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol * :
|Ulcer - duodenal or gastric||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.48%||1.65%||14.05%||27.27%||54.55% |
Severity of Ulcer - duodenal or gastric when taking Medrol ** :
How people recovered from Ulcer - duodenal or gastric ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 23.01%)
- Metastases to bone (15 people, 13.27%)
- Renal transplant (8 people, 7.08%)
- Nausea (8 people, 7.08%)
- Stomatitis (7 people, 6.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (33 people, 29.20%)
- Taxol (29 people, 25.66%)
- Zometa (28 people, 24.78%)
- Aredia (27 people, 23.89%)
- Carboplatin (23 people, 20.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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