Review: could Prednisone cause High blood pressure?
Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,506 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,506 people (3.07%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Prednisone when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||38.60%||23.93%||9.71%||17.38%||3.16%||5.19%||2.03% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prednisone * :
|High blood pressure||67.07%||32.93% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prednisone * :
|High blood pressure||0.09%||1.26%||3.08%||3.66%||7.62%||13.10%||28.48%||42.71% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||13.79%||51.72%||24.14%||10.34% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||5.88%||35.29%||58.82% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (896 people, 19.88%)
- Osteoporosis (668 people, 14.82%)
- Hypertension (431 people, 9.57%)
- Pain (387 people, 8.59%)
- Multiple myeloma (246 people, 5.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,324 people, 29.38%)
- Aspirin (905 people, 20.08%)
- Methotrexate (721 people, 16.00%)
- Fosamax (686 people, 15.22%)
- Folic acid (658 people, 14.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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