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Review: could Prednisone cause Embolic stroke?

Summary: Embolic stroke is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,792 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)

Embolic stroke

Embolic stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, stroke, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 1,268 Embolic stroke patients)

On Feb, 7, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 42 people (0.03%) have Embolic Stroke.

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. Asthma (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. Aspirin (11 people, 26.19%)
  4. Calcium (11 people, 26.19%)
  5. Potassium chloride (10 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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