Prednisone and Flatulence - from FDA reports


Summary

Flatulence 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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Flatulence 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, 21, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 854 people (0.36%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Flatulence?

Time on Prednisone when people have Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 68.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
  • 10+ years: 8.57 %

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 63.83 %
  • male: 36.17 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.72 %
  • 10-19: 0.72 %
  • 20-29: 1.29 %
  • 30-39: 6.01 %
  • 40-49: 10.73 %
  • 50-59: 28.33 %
  • 60+: 52.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (105 people, 12.30%)
  • Crohn's Disease (95 people, 11.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (68 people, 7.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (48 people, 5.62%)
  • Asthma (46 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (139 people, 16.28%)
  • Methotrexate (109 people, 12.76%)
  • Enbrel (90 people, 10.54%)
  • Folic Acid (83 people, 9.72%)
  • Prilosec (65 people, 7.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (277 people, 32.44%)
  • Nausea (222 people, 26.00%)
  • Abdominal Distension (171 people, 20.02%)
  • Fatigue (155 people, 18.15%)
  • Pain (135 people, 15.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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