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Review: could Prednisone cause Eye swelling?

Summary: Eye swelling is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 337 have Eye swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye swelling and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)

Eye swelling

Eye swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 9,121 Eye swelling patients)

On May, 16, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 337 people (0.23%) have Eye Swelling.

Trend of Eye swelling in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Eye swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye swelling47.83%26.09%13.04%13.04%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Eye swelling when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Eye swelling71.67%28.33%

Age of people who have Eye swelling when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye swelling0.00%3.53%4.95%3.18%9.89%16.61%19.79%42.05%

Severity of Eye swelling when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye swelling0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (67 people, 19.88%)
  2. Pain (30 people, 8.90%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (27 people, 8.01%)
  4. Depression (23 people, 6.82%)
  5. Crohn's disease (21 people, 6.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (129 people, 38.28%)
  2. Humira (58 people, 17.21%)
  3. Methotrexate (52 people, 15.43%)
  4. Folic acid (34 people, 10.09%)
  5. Atenolol (33 people, 9.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • MSIR 30mg 3X daily, PREDNISONE 10mg 1X daily. This regimen works well, minimal pain and maximum flexibility. Not particularly pleased with drug dependency but what the hell it works.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • taking prednisone 10 mg tabs off and on over last 3 to 4 months and was helping tremendously with pain, until most recently when I began taking it again at 10 mg about 10 days ago, not as much relief of joint pain at first, now none, and my WBC is 19,000....prior to prednisone was normal.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My throat is filled with nasal drip , clear which makes me cough all the time. Been to the doctor 3 times and have been given allergy nose spray. Not helping. I have tried all meds for colds and allergies but to no avail no luck. Its hard enough to have RA and MS but I can't sleep due to the violent coughing...Oh and lungs are completely clear.

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