Prednisone and Fainting - from FDA reports


Summary

Fainting 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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Fainting with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,366 people (0.99%) have Fainting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Fainting?

Time on Prednisone when people have Fainting *:

  • < 1 month: 61.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.19 %
  • 10+ years: 1.46 %

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 56.59 %
  • male: 43.41 %

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 2.83 %
  • 20-29: 4.7 %
  • 30-39: 5.81 %
  • 40-49: 9.29 %
  • 50-59: 17.83 %
  • 60+: 59.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (307 people, 12.98%)
  • High Blood Pressure (194 people, 8.20%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (177 people, 7.48%)
  • Pain (169 people, 7.14%)
  • Osteoporosis (159 people, 6.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (321 people, 13.57%)
  • Zometa (290 people, 12.26%)
  • Lasix (285 people, 12.05%)
  • Methotrexate (268 people, 11.33%)
  • Aredia (245 people, 10.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (553 people, 23.37%)
  • Dizziness (540 people, 22.82%)
  • Fall (514 people, 21.72%)
  • Nausea (513 people, 21.68%)
  • Pain (484 people, 20.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 246,185 users)

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