Review: could Prednisone cause Hiccups?
Summary: Hiccups is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)
Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma, quit smoking. (latest reports from 3,542 Hiccups patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 78 people (0.05%) have Hiccups.
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, 21.79%)
- Trismus (14 people, 17.95%)
- Constipation (11 people, 14.10%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 5.13%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (29 people, 37.18%)
- Zometa (28 people, 35.90%)
- Prilosec (27 people, 34.62%)
- Zoloft (26 people, 33.33%)
- Demerol (25 people, 32.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
Started taking prednisone for gout on Friday. 40 mg per day for 3 days, then 20 mg per day for 3 then 10 mg per day for the last 3 days. Hiccups started Friday night and as of Monday night (the hiccups have gotten worse.
From this study (3 years ago):
asthma - take singluair and Advair daily - prednsone when symptoms are severe
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