Prednisone and Abdominal cramps - from FDA reports


Summary

Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 5,584 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 125,964 Abdominal cramps patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 5,584 people (2.48%) have Abdominal Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Abdominal cramps?

Time on Prednisone when people have Abdominal Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 50.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.55 %
  • 10+ years: 4.46 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 62.4 %
  • male: 37.6 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 1.63 %
  • 10-19: 6.97 %
  • 20-29: 10.1 %
  • 30-39: 11.97 %
  • 40-49: 14.92 %
  • 50-59: 20.29 %
  • 60+: 34.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (906 people, 16.22%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (749 people, 13.41%)
  • Pain (451 people, 8.08%)
  • High Blood Pressure (334 people, 5.98%)
  • Depression (258 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,047 people, 18.75%)
  • Methotrexate (763 people, 13.66%)
  • Folic Acid (532 people, 9.53%)
  • Zometa (507 people, 9.08%)
  • Lasix (495 people, 8.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,851 people, 33.15%)
  • Diarrhea (1,686 people, 30.19%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,503 people, 26.92%)
  • Fever (1,101 people, 19.72%)
  • Fatigue (1,075 people, 19.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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