Review: could Prednisone cause Breathing difficulty?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 7,979 have Breathing difficulty. See who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,315,769 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 146,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,979 people (5.45%) have Breathing Difficulty.
Time on Prednisone when people have Breathing difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breathing difficulty||58.70%||23.58%||4.91%||4.91%||3.48%||2.53%||1.90% |
Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone * :
|Breathing difficulty||59.92%||40.08% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.13%||0.44%||2.07%||4.84%||8.46%||12.80%||19.97%||51.28% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||6.25%||50.00%||37.50%||6.25% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||45.45%||54.55% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,244 people, 15.59%)
- Asthma (734 people, 9.20%)
- Pain (599 people, 7.51%)
- Hypertension (597 people, 7.48%)
- Osteoporosis (494 people, 6.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2,583 people, 32.37%)
- Aspirin (1,461 people, 18.31%)
- Albuterol (1,162 people, 14.56%)
- Folic acid (1,071 people, 13.42%)
- Methotrexate (976 people, 12.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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