Prednisone and Hiccups - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Hiccups with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 18, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 117 people (0.05%) have Hiccups


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hiccups?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hiccups *:

  • < 1 month: 65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 13.91 %
  • male: 86.09 %

Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 2.91 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.77 %
  • 40-49: 8.74 %
  • 50-59: 20.39 %
  • 60+: 59.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 17.95%)
  • Trismus (15 people, 12.82%)
  • Constipation (11 people, 9.40%)
  • Pain (7 people, 5.98%)
  • Kidney Transplant (7 people, 5.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (30 people, 25.64%)
  • Prilosec (28 people, 23.93%)
  • Zoloft (27 people, 23.08%)
  • Versed (26 people, 22.22%)
  • Demerol (26 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (53 people, 45.30%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 30.77%)
  • Weakness (34 people, 29.06%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 28.21%)
  • Infection (32 people, 27.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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