Review: could Prednisone cause Diarrhea?
We study 146,540 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,202 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,848 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,108,327 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 146,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,770 people (3.94%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.53% of all the 1,088,339 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Prednisone ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (839 people, 14.54%)
- Crohn's disease (650 people, 11.27%)
- Pain (580 people, 10.05%)
- Hypertension (502 people, 8.70%)
- Osteoporosis (446 people, 7.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,868 people, 32.37%)
- Aspirin (996 people, 17.26%)
- Humira (939 people, 16.27%)
- Methotrexate (885 people, 15.34%)
- Folic acid (878 people, 15.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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