Review: could Prednisone cause Brain damage?
We study 146,589 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 149,898 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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From this study (2 days ago):
I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.
matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:
Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!
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