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Review: could Medrol cause Ulcer - duodenal or gastric?

We study 9,208 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 (latest outcomes from 9,478 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 176,932 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 9,208 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 177,444 people who have Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric on eHealthMe.

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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