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Review: could Prednisone cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 4,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 21 people (0.01%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.
Time on Prednisone when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||10.53%||10.53%||0.00%||26.32%||15.79%||26.32%||10.53% |
Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Prednisone * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||76.19%||23.81% |
Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Prednisone * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00%||23.81%||38.10%||23.81% |
Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||9.52%||33.33%||52.38%||4.76% |
How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||5.26%||26.32%||68.42% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (3 people, 14.29%)
- Crohn's disease (3 people, 14.29%)
- Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs (3 people, 14.29%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 9.52%)
- Depression (2 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (3 people, 14.29%)
- Cymbalta (3 people, 14.29%)
- Vitamin d (3 people, 14.29%)
- Lasix (3 people, 14.29%)
- Singulair (2 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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aimhigh4once on Jul, 2, 2014:
I had been taking nasonex for about 16 months on and off when the insurance wouldn't approve it any longer....then I was able to get approval after 2 months of being off of it. (filled scrip in dec 2013) I used it everyday. I was not taking anything else except ibuprofen on and off when needed. I continued to get sicker. I had headaches, eye pain, ear pain, sore throats and a swishing sound like a heart beat. It went on to cause short term memory loss and confusion. I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with papilledema. I found 2 articles that talked about steroidal usage as a cause for IIH with paps. I looked up Nasonex and found it was a steroidal spray. I stopped taking it on June 19, 2014 and for the last 3 days I have had no double vision, and no swishing in my ears.....I am hoping the rest of the symptoms will subside with time. I strongly suggest anyone taking this medication to do so with the ut most caution.
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