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Review: could Prednisone cause Chest pain?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,406 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,918 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 927,930 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,406 people (3.69%) have Chest Pain.

Trend of Chest pain in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain52.72%22.04%8.95%5.11%7.03%1.60%2.56%

Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain64.05%35.95%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.12%0.37%3.06%5.68%10.35%16.96%21.81%41.64%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%58.33%33.33%8.33%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (833 people, 15.41%)
  2. Asthma (400 people, 7.40%)
  3. Pain (394 people, 7.29%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (368 people, 6.81%)
  5. Osteoporosis (327 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,535 people, 28.39%)
  2. Aspirin (1,095 people, 20.26%)
  3. Methotrexate (803 people, 14.85%)
  4. Folic acid (776 people, 14.35%)
  5. Albuterol (641 people, 11.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • These attacks I am experiencing are growing more intense every time. They are also beginning to get closer and closer to the previous attack. I have been to the hospital 2 times in 3 weeks in fear for my life thinking i was having an heart attack.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I take methotexate weekly.. After a day of taking them, I have terrible chest pain that radiates to my neck, and down my sides

    Reply

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