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Review: could Prednisone cause Constipation?

We study 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,444 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,968 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 2,448 people (1.67%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation63.85%21.13%2.82%2.35%5.63%0.94%3.29%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Constipation57.55%42.45%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.87%2.38%2.38%11.01%10.92%21.01%51.43%

Severity of Constipation when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation5.88%47.06%41.18%5.88%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (361 people, 14.75%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (358 people, 14.62%)
  3. Osteoporosis (235 people, 9.60%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (191 people, 7.80%)
  5. Depression (180 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (681 people, 27.82%)
  2. Prednisone tab (674 people, 27.53%)
  3. Aspirin (621 people, 25.37%)
  4. Aredia (433 people, 17.69%)
  5. Lasix (387 people, 15.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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