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Review: could Prednisone cause Fainting?

Summary: Fainting could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,427 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,680 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Fainting 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.

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 317,215 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,680 people (1.15%) have Fainting. They amount to 0.53% of all the 317,122 people who have Fainting on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fainting in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Fainting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fainting54.10%25.41%9.84%3.28%0.82%6.56%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Fainting52.68%47.32%

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fainting0.00%0.18%2.45%4.60%5.70%10.36%16.12%60.60%

Severity of Fainting when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fainting0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fainting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fainting0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (183 people, 10.89%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (141 people, 8.39%)
  3. Osteoporosis (139 people, 8.27%)
  4. Pain (134 people, 7.98%)
  5. Hypertension (126 people, 7.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (443 people, 26.37%)
  2. Prednisone tab (435 people, 25.89%)
  3. Zometa (245 people, 14.58%)
  4. Lasix (241 people, 14.35%)
  5. Coumadin (211 people, 12.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • sj moss on Oct, 9, 2011:

    the stuff was great better results in the gym great sex no no side effects,the fda are a bunch of assholes

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