Review: could Prednisone cause Hiccups?
Summary: Hiccups could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) (latest reports from 16,161 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma, quit smoking.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 77 people (0.05%) have Hiccups. They amount to 0.48% of all the 16,151 people who have Hiccups on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Hiccups * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Hiccups when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hiccups ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 22.08%)
- Trismus (14 people, 18.18%)
- Constipation (11 people, 14.29%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 5.19%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 5.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (29 people, 37.66%)
- Zometa (28 people, 36.36%)
- Prilosec (27 people, 35.06%)
- Zoloft (26 people, 33.77%)
- Demerol (25 people, 32.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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