Prednisone and Chest pain - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Chest pain with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 13, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 8,240 people (3.33%) have Chest pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Chest pain?

Time on Prednisone when people have Chest pain *:

  • < 1 month: 51.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.05 %
  • 10+ years: 2.92 %

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

  • female: 64.74 %
  • male: 35.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 3.37 %
  • 20-29: 5.63 %
  • 30-39: 9.58 %
  • 40-49: 16.44 %
  • 50-59: 22.78 %
  • 60+: 41.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (541 people, 6.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (529 people, 6.42%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (381 people, 4.62%)
  • Crohn's Disease (381 people, 4.62%)
  • Osteoporosis (361 people, 4.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,051 people, 12.75%)
  • Folic Acid (854 people, 10.36%)
  • Aspirin (805 people, 9.77%)
  • Humira (778 people, 9.44%)
  • Lasix (736 people, 8.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (2,932 people, 35.58%)
  • Fatigue (1,687 people, 20.47%)
  • Nausea (1,508 people, 18.30%)
  • Pain (1,503 people, 18.24%)
  • Dizziness (1,359 people, 16.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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