Review: could Prednisone cause Feeling Jittery?


Feeling jittery 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 Lasix, and have Pain . We study 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 176 have Feeling jittery. Find out below who they are, when they have Feeling jittery and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Feeling Jittery

Feeling jittery has been reported by people with gastrooesophageal reflux disease, urinary tract infection, feeling abnormal, infusion site haematoma, fluid retention (latest reports from 8,769 Feeling jittery patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 176 people (0.13%) have Feeling Jittery

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Feeling jittery?

Time on Prednisone when people have Feeling Jittery *:

  • < 1 month: 68.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Feeling Jittery when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.05 %
  • male: 32.95 %

Age of people who have Feeling Jittery when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 3.4 %
  • 30-39: 9.52 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 27.21 %
  • 60+: 44.22 %

Severity if Feeling Jittery when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 40 %

How people recovered from Feeling Jittery **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (19 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (10 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (34 people)
  • Prevacid (26 people)
  • Oxycontin (26 people)
  • Claritin (25 people)
  • Lorazepam (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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