Review: could Prednisone cause Chest pain?
Summary: Chest pain is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,400 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,865 Chest pain patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,409 people (3.68%) 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||52.85%||22.15%||8.86%||5.06%||6.96%||1.58%||2.53% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||64.06%||35.94% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||0.12%||0.37%||3.06%||5.70%||10.35%||16.99%||21.80%||41.62% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||0.00%||55.56%||37.04%||7.41% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||12.50%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (833 people, 15.40%)
- Asthma (400 people, 7.40%)
- Pain (394 people, 7.28%)
- Multiple myeloma (368 people, 6.80%)
- Osteoporosis (327 people, 6.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,535 people, 28.38%)
- Aspirin (1,095 people, 20.24%)
- Methotrexate (803 people, 14.85%)
- Folic acid (776 people, 14.35%)
- Albuterol (641 people, 11.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
- A study of side effects of Adipex-p for a 38-year old woman with Weight Loss. The patient has Chest Discomfort
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 62-year old woman with Sudden Hearing Loss. The patient has Headache
- A study of side effects of Concerta for a 42-year old woman with Disturbance In Attention. The patient has Chest Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Boniva for a 54-year old woman with Low Thyroid, Osteopenia. The patient has Dizzy, Chest Pain
Recent Prednisone related drug comparison:
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