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Review: could Prednisone cause Breathing difficulty?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,988 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Breathing difficulty

Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,338,463 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,988 people (5.45%) have Breathing Difficulty.

Trend of Breathing difficulty in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Breathing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breathing difficulty58.19%23.71%4.84%4.99%3.74%2.50%2.03%

Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Breathing difficulty59.93%40.07%

Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breathing difficulty0.13%0.44%2.07%4.84%8.45%12.80%19.99%51.28%

Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breathing difficulty4.00%48.00%40.00%8.00%

How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breathing difficulty5.26%31.58%63.16%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,246 people, 15.60%)
  2. Asthma (734 people, 9.19%)
  3. Pain (599 people, 7.50%)
  4. Hypertension (598 people, 7.49%)
  5. Osteoporosis (495 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (2,583 people, 32.34%)
  2. Aspirin (1,462 people, 18.30%)
  3. Albuterol (1,162 people, 14.55%)
  4. Folic acid (1,071 people, 13.41%)
  5. Methotrexate (977 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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