Prednisone and Aggression - from FDA reports


Summary

Aggression is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Aggression with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 225,254 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 16, 2017

225,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 406 people (0.18%) have Aggression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Aggression?

Time on Prednisone when people have Aggression *:

  • < 1 month: 49.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.66 %
  • 10+ years: 5.66 %

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 44.42 %
  • male: 55.58 %

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.34 %
  • 10-19: 8.93 %
  • 20-29: 4.32 %
  • 30-39: 8.36 %
  • 40-49: 17.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.17 %
  • 60+: 34.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people, 9.85%)
  • Quit Smoking (35 people, 8.62%)
  • Asthma (29 people, 7.14%)
  • Depression (28 people, 6.90%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (25 people, 6.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (46 people, 11.33%)
  • Singulair (39 people, 9.61%)
  • Folic Acid (39 people, 9.61%)
  • Aspirin (39 people, 9.61%)
  • Nexium (33 people, 8.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (97 people, 23.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (84 people, 20.69%)
  • Depression (67 people, 16.50%)
  • Confusional State (67 people, 16.50%)
  • Insomnia (64 people, 15.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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