Prednisone and Fluid retention - from FDA reports
Fluid retention 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 Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Fluid retention with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,100 people (0.44%) have Fluid retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Fluid retention *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 16.67 %
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 65.77 %
- male: 34.23 %
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.11 %
- 10-19: 1.6 %
- 20-29: 2.29 %
- 30-39: 4.92 %
- 40-49: 14.07 %
- 50-59: 23.23 %
- 60+: 53.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (148 people, 13.45%)
- Pain (61 people, 5.55%)
- High Blood Pressure (59 people, 5.36%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (52 people, 4.73%)
- Depression (48 people, 4.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (218 people, 19.82%)
- Letairis (102 people, 9.27%)
- Humira (98 people, 8.91%)
- Coumadin (83 people, 7.55%)
- Folic Acid (79 people, 7.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (276 people, 25.09%)
- Weight Increased (243 people, 22.09%)
- Fatigue (192 people, 17.45%)
- Oedema Peripheral (168 people, 15.27%)
- Nausea (136 people, 12.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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