Review: could Prednisone cause Brain damage?
We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Brain damage. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain damage and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Brain damage (latest reports from 3,694 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 22 people (0.02%) have Brain Damage. They amount to 0.60% of all the 3,694 people who have Brain Damage on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Brain damage * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Brain damage||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Prednisone * :
|Brain damage||22.22%||77.78% |
Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Prednisone * :
|Brain damage||0.00%||5.26%||0.00%||5.26%||5.26%||0.00%||26.32%||57.89% |
Severity of Brain damage when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Brain damage ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (12 people, 54.55%)
- Polyarthritis (5 people, 22.73%)
- Sinus headache (4 people, 18.18%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 9.09%)
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (17 people, 77.27%)
- Amoxicillin (16 people, 72.73%)
- Rhinocort (16 people, 72.73%)
- Doxycycline hyclate (16 people, 72.73%)
- Effexor xr (16 people, 72.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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