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Review: could Prednisone cause Brain damage?

Summary: Brain damage is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levaquin, and have Anxiety.

We study 146,660 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

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of prednisone reports

Brain damage

Brain damage (latest reports from 3,709 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 22 people (0.02%) have Brain Damage.

Trend of Brain damage in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Brain damage * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Brain damage0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Brain damage22.22%77.78%

Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Brain damage0.00%5.26%0.00%5.26%5.26%0.00%26.32%57.89%

Severity of Brain damage when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Brain damage ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Polyarthritis (5 people, 22.73%)
  3. Sinus headache (4 people, 18.18%)
  4. Convulsion (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (17 people, 77.27%)
  2. Amoxicillin (16 people, 72.73%)
  3. Rhinocort (16 people, 72.73%)
  4. Doxycycline hyclate (16 people, 72.73%)
  5. Effexor xr (16 people, 72.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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