Prednisone and Embolic stroke - from FDA reports


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 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Embolic stroke 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, 09, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 66 people (0.03%) have Embolic stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Embolic stroke?

Time on Prednisone when people have Embolic stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 1.79 %
  • 30-39: 5.36 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 17.86 %
  • 60+: 58.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (5 people, 7.58%)
  • Pain (5 people, 7.58%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 7.58%)
  • Tuberculosis (4 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (13 people, 19.70%)
  • Lasix (11 people, 16.67%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Lisinopril (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Xanax (8 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 19.70%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (12 people, 18.18%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (11 people, 16.67%)
  • Headache (10 people, 15.15%)
  • Stroke (9 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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