Who have Hiccups with Prednisone?


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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 139,366 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,601 users)

Hiccups

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 multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, pain, quit smoking, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 5,135 Hiccups patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

139,366 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 81 people (0.06%) have Hiccups


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hiccups?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hiccups *:

  • < 1 month: 72.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 15.19 %
  • male: 84.81 %

Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.33 %
  • 10-19: 2.67 %
  • 20-29: 1.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.0 %
  • 50-59: 17.33 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Severity of Hiccups **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Hiccups **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (26 people, 32.10%)
  • Prilosec (24 people, 29.63%)
  • Zoloft (23 people, 28.40%)
  • Versed (23 people, 28.40%)
  • Demerol (23 people, 28.40%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Prednisone, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 18.52%)
  • Trismus (13 people, 16.05%)
  • Constipation (10 people, 12.35%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 6.17%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (39 people, 48.15%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 34.57%)
  • Pain (28 people, 34.57%)
  • Infection (28 people, 34.57%)
  • Injury (26 people, 32.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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