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Review: could Prednisone cause Chills?

Summary: Chills 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, 2,524 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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On Apr, 15, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 2,524 people (1.72%) have Chills. They amount to 1.01% of all the 248,755 people who have Chills on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chills in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Chills * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chills55.79%27.37%2.11%5.26%1.05%3.16%5.26%

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Chills55.19%44.81%

Age of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chills0.08%0.29%2.97%4.97%11.16%15.85%23.87%40.81%

Severity of Chills when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chills0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Chills ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chills0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (447 people, 17.71%)
  2. Pain (192 people, 7.61%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (140 people, 5.55%)
  4. Crohn's disease (107 people, 4.24%)
  5. Osteoporosis (87 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (663 people, 26.27%)
  2. Methotrexate (458 people, 18.15%)
  3. Aspirin (387 people, 15.33%)
  4. Folic acid (372 people, 14.74%)
  5. Remicade (331 people, 13.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screamiong. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

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    AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    AL GYAM

    Sex: Male
    Age: 60 +
    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screaming. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

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