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Review: could Prednisone cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?





Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Protonix, and have Asthma.

We study 146,686 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

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 users)

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism.(latest reports from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling 728 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 21 people (0.01%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling10.53%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 * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling76.19%23.81%

Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%23.81%38.10%23.81%

Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling9.52%33.33%52.38%4.76%

How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling5.26%26.32%68.42%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (3 people, 14.29%)
  2. Crohn's disease (3 people, 14.29%)
  3. Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs (3 people, 14.29%)
  4. High blood pressure (2 people, 9.52%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (3 people, 14.29%)
  2. Cymbalta (3 people, 14.29%)
  3. Vitamin d (3 people, 14.29%)
  4. Lasix (3 people, 14.29%)
  5. Singulair (2 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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