Prednisone and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure 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, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 8,350 people (3.37%) have High blood pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause High blood pressure?

Time on Prednisone when people have High blood pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 47.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.36 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.55 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

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

  • female: 65.29 %
  • male: 34.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 1.18 %
  • 10-19: 2.65 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 7.18 %
  • 40-49: 13.22 %
  • 50-59: 23.9 %
  • 60+: 47.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (604 people, 7.23%)
  • Osteoporosis (555 people, 6.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (302 people, 3.62%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (290 people, 3.47%)
  • Depression (281 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,136 people, 13.60%)
  • Aspirin (763 people, 9.14%)
  • Humira (760 people, 9.10%)
  • Folic Acid (713 people, 8.54%)
  • Lasix (692 people, 8.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,662 people, 19.90%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,576 people, 18.87%)
  • Pain (1,528 people, 18.30%)
  • Nausea (1,420 people, 17.01%)
  • Headache (1,420 people, 17.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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