Review: could Prednisone cause Chest pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 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, 5,393 have Chest pain. See who they are, when they have Chest pain 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.
Chest pain (latest reports from 901,944 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,141 people (3.66%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Prednisone when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||54.20%||18.70%||9.54%||6.11%||7.25%||1.15%||3.05% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||63.99%||36.01% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||0.12%||0.39%||3.01%||5.62%||10.47%||17.19%||21.51%||41.69% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||0.00%||65.00%||30.00%||5.00% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||10.00%||90.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (809 people, 15.74%)
- Pain (372 people, 7.24%)
- Asthma (360 people, 7.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (326 people, 6.34%)
- Osteoporosis (323 people, 6.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,434 people, 27.89%)
- Aspirin (1,060 people, 20.62%)
- Methotrexate (778 people, 15.13%)
- Folic acid (760 people, 14.78%)
- Albuterol (622 people, 12.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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