Review: Abdominal cramps in Prednisone
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain) by studying 140,319 people who take Prednisone. We analyze: the time on Prednisone when people have Abdominal cramps, gender and age of these people, the severity of Abdominal cramps, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Prednisone. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, depression.
On Nov, 20, 2013: 140,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,433 people (2.45%) have Abdominal Cramps.
Time on Prednisone when people have Abdominal cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal cramps||61.26%||19.54%||3.97%||5.30%||4.30%||2.65%||2.98% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Prednisone * :
|Abdominal cramps||61.17%||38.83% |
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Prednisone * :
|Abdominal cramps||0.12%||1.60%||6.80%||9.04%||14.18%||15.27%||20.22%||32.77% |
Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal cramps||5.88%||35.29%||58.82%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal cramps||10.00%||10.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (503 people, 14.65%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (451 people, 13.14%)
- Product used for unknown indication (385 people, 11.21%)
- Pain (363 people, 10.57%)
- Depression (217 people, 6.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,042 people, 30.35%)
- Humira (608 people, 17.71%)
- Methotrexate (555 people, 16.17%)
- Aspirin (511 people, 14.88%)
- Folic acid (497 people, 14.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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