Review: could Prednisone cause Increased appetite?
Summary: Increased appetite could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Depression.
We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 245 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,846 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 245 people (0.17%) have Increased Appetite. They amount to 0.42% of all the 58,794 people who have Increased Appetite on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Increased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Increased appetite||66.67%||7.41%||7.41%||3.70%||11.11%||0.00%||3.70% |
Gender of people who have Increased appetite when taking Prednisone * :
|Increased appetite||73.93%||26.07% |
Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Prednisone * :
|Increased appetite||0.00%||0.52%||2.08%||7.29%||5.73%||15.10%||20.83%||48.44% |
Severity of Increased appetite when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Increased appetite||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (45 people, 18.37%)
- Hypertension (41 people, 16.73%)
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 15.51%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 14.69%)
- Pain (29 people, 11.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (78 people, 31.84%)
- Aspirin (50 people, 20.41%)
- Neurontin (50 people, 20.41%)
- Celebrex (50 people, 20.41%)
- Oxycontin (39 people, 15.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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