Prednisone and Dementia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Dementia 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, 21, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 356 people (0.14%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Dementia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.06 %
  • male: 42.94 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.03 %
  • 20-29: 0.34 %
  • 30-39: 1.36 %
  • 40-49: 5.42 %
  • 50-59: 8.47 %
  • 60+: 82.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (44 people, 12.36%)
  • Metastases To Bone (19 people, 5.34%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (18 people, 5.06%)
  • Osteoporosis (15 people, 4.21%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 4.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (86 people, 24.16%)
  • Zometa (77 people, 21.63%)
  • Lasix (67 people, 18.82%)
  • Levaquin (66 people, 18.54%)
  • Aspirin (66 people, 18.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (120 people, 33.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (117 people, 32.87%)
  • Weakness (101 people, 28.37%)
  • Fall (100 people, 28.09%)
  • Depression (99 people, 27.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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