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Review: could Prednisone cause Embolic stroke?

Summary: Embolic stroke could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Embolic stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Embolic stroke and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.

Embolic stroke

Embolic stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) (latest reports from 6,732 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, high blood cholesterol, pain, arthritis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 42 people (0.03%) have Embolic Stroke. They amount to 0.63% of all the 6,694 people who have Embolic Stroke on eHealthMe.

Trend of Embolic stroke in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Embolic stroke * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Embolic stroke0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Embolic stroke when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Embolic stroke64.00%36.00%

Age of people who have Embolic stroke when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Embolic stroke0.00%0.00%4.76%0.00%7.14%11.90%14.29%61.90%

Severity of Embolic stroke when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Embolic stroke ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 23.81%)
  2. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (8 people, 19.05%)
  3. Hypertension (6 people, 14.29%)
  4. Cardiac failure congestive (5 people, 11.90%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 11.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (21 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (13 people, 30.95%)
  3. Calcium (11 people, 26.19%)
  4. Aspirin (11 people, 26.19%)
  5. Nexium (10 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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