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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 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,531 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,152,135 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,531 people (3.09%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure38.99%23.79%9.47%17.40%3.08%5.29%1.98%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure67.00%33.00%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.09%1.25%3.06%3.69%7.64%13.09%28.47%42.70%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure11.11%58.33%22.22%8.33%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure4.76%33.33%61.90%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (901 people, 19.89%)
  2. Osteoporosis (668 people, 14.74%)
  3. Hypertension (434 people, 9.58%)
  4. Pain (387 people, 8.54%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (247 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,326 people, 29.27%)
  2. Aspirin (905 people, 19.97%)
  3. Methotrexate (724 people, 15.98%)
  4. Fosamax (688 people, 15.18%)
  5. Folic acid (663 people, 14.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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