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Review: could Prednisone cause Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Summary: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 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 Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis. We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,850 have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 49,446 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,850 people (1.26%) have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Trend of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease64.67%7.78%7.78%3.59%8.98%3.59%3.59%

Gender of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease54.49%45.51%

Age of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease1.02%0.00%0.00%0.13%0.89%5.49%21.33%71.14%

Severity of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease0.00%66.67%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (339 people, 18.32%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (253 people, 13.68%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (216 people, 11.68%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (197 people, 10.65%)
  5. Hypertension (178 people, 9.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (601 people, 32.49%)
  2. Prednisone tab (577 people, 31.19%)
  3. Spiriva (546 people, 29.51%)
  4. Albuterol (534 people, 28.86%)
  5. Zometa (476 people, 25.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • MSIR 30mg 3X daily, PREDNISONE 10mg 1X daily. This regimen works well, minimal pain and maximum flexibility. Not particularly pleased with drug dependency but what the hell it works.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • taking prednisone 10 mg tabs off and on over last 3 to 4 months and was helping tremendously with pain, until most recently when I began taking it again at 10 mg about 10 days ago, not as much relief of joint pain at first, now none, and my WBC is 19,000....prior to prednisone was normal.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Taking the medication Propranolol over a period of 2 years caused me to have cardiovascular testing for possible heart issue which was proved healthy and pulmonary investigation of COPD like symptoms where the Pulmonologist told he that my history of allergy problems would eventually turn into asthma, however the timing of the Propanolol use for my migraines and the shortness of breath and asthma like breathing brought on by doing the same labor I have been doing all my life, which began to require me to use ProAir as a rescue inhaler. I had no other restrictive or breath limiting issues before taking the Propranolol.

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