Review: could Prednisone cause Chest pain?
Summary: Chest pain could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,394 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Chest pain (latest reports from 917,698 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,402 people (3.69%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.59% of all the 915,827 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.
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||53.07%||21.68%||8.74%||5.18%||7.12%||1.62%||2.59% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||64.05%||35.95% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Chest pain||0.12%||0.37%||3.07%||5.65%||10.32%||16.98%||21.83%||41.68% |
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 (833 people, 15.42%)
- Asthma (400 people, 7.40%)
- Pain (394 people, 7.29%)
- Multiple myeloma (368 people, 6.81%)
- Osteoporosis (327 people, 6.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,535 people, 28.42%)
- Aspirin (1,095 people, 20.27%)
- Methotrexate (802 people, 14.85%)
- Folic acid (775 people, 14.35%)
- Albuterol (641 people, 11.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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