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Review: could Prednisone cause Flatulence?

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

We study 146,427 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 515 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence 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.

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) (latest reports from 119,059 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 515 people (0.35%) have Flatulence. They amount to 0.43% of all the 118,999 people who have Flatulence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flatulence in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Flatulence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flatulence81.25%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.08%

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Flatulence60.71%39.29%

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flatulence0.00%0.39%0.20%1.18%6.11%10.06%28.99%53.06%

Severity of Flatulence when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flatulence0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Flatulence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (52 people, 10.10%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (42 people, 8.16%)
  3. Crohn's disease (40 people, 7.77%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (35 people, 6.80%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (30 people, 5.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (109 people, 21.17%)
  2. Aspirin (80 people, 15.53%)
  3. Methotrexate (80 people, 15.53%)
  4. Enbrel (69 people, 13.40%)
  5. Folic acid (67 people, 13.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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