Review: could Prednisone cause Bulging Eyes?


Summary

Bulging eyes is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Mastocytosis . We study 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Bulging eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Bulging eyes and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,214 users)

Bulging Eyes

Bulging eyes (abnormal protrusion (bulging out) of one or both eyeballs) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting, nausea (latest reports from 1,153 Bulging eyes patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 68 people (0.05%) have Bulging Eyes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Bulging eyes?

Time on Prednisone when people have Bulging Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bulging Eyes when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Bulging Eyes when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 1.85 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 9.26 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 14.81 %
  • 50-59: 14.81 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Bulging Eyes when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Mastocytosis (11 people, 16.18%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (10 people, 14.71%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people, 14.71%)
  • Bone Loss (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 10.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (37 people, 54.41%)
  • Oxycontin (28 people, 41.18%)
  • Aredia (20 people, 29.41%)
  • Percocet (19 people, 27.94%)
  • Coumadin (19 people, 27.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (32 people, 47.06%)
  • Pain (26 people, 38.24%)
  • Metastases To Bone (25 people, 36.76%)
  • Bone Disorder (25 people, 36.76%)
  • Sepsis (23 people, 33.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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