Prednisone and Bad dreams - from FDA reports


Summary

Bad dreams is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Chantix, and have Pain . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 230 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 users)

Bad Dreams

Bad dreams has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,684 Bad dreams patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 230 people (0.1%) have Bad Dreams


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Bad dreams?

Time on Prednisone when people have Bad Dreams *:

  • < 1 month: 21.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.79 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 54.39 %
  • male: 45.61 %

Age of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.14 %
  • 10-19: 3.55 %
  • 20-29: 2.37 %
  • 30-39: 17.16 %
  • 40-49: 13.02 %
  • 50-59: 27.22 %
  • 60+: 32.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (43 people, 18.70%)
  • Depression (36 people, 15.65%)
  • Quit Smoking (34 people, 14.78%)
  • Asthma (19 people, 8.26%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 7.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (31 people, 13.48%)
  • Chantix (31 people, 13.48%)
  • Ambien (30 people, 13.04%)
  • Albuterol (30 people, 13.04%)
  • Lorazepam (25 people, 10.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (83 people, 36.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (81 people, 35.22%)
  • Insomnia (80 people, 34.78%)
  • Nausea (56 people, 24.35%)
  • Dizziness (55 people, 23.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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