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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 146,686 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 150,015 users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Chest pain 136,288 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 146,686 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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