Review: could Prednisone cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,448 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 2,448 people (1.67%) have Constipation.
Time on Prednisone when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (361 people, 14.75%)
- Multiple myeloma (358 people, 14.62%)
- Osteoporosis (235 people, 9.60%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (191 people, 7.80%)
- Depression (180 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (681 people, 27.82%)
- Prednisone tab (674 people, 27.53%)
- Aspirin (621 people, 25.37%)
- Aredia (433 people, 17.69%)
- Lasix (387 people, 15.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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