Prednisone and Increased appetite - from FDA reports
Increased appetite 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 Celebrex, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Increased appetite 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 Oct, 18, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 457 people (0.18%) have Increased appetite
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Increased appetite *:
- < 1 month: 62.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Increased appetite when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 71.56 %
- male: 28.44 %
Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.24 %
- 10-19: 3.1 %
- 20-29: 6.5 %
- 30-39: 5.88 %
- 40-49: 10.84 %
- 50-59: 22.29 %
- 60+: 50.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (46 people, 10.07%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (44 people, 9.63%)
- Depression (40 people, 8.75%)
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 8.32%)
- Pain (34 people, 7.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Celebrex (56 people, 12.25%)
- Humira (46 people, 10.07%)
- Neurontin (41 people, 8.97%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 8.97%)
- Fosamax (39 people, 8.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (215 people, 47.05%)
- Fatigue (144 people, 31.51%)
- Nausea (94 people, 20.57%)
- Diarrhea (89 people, 19.47%)
- Joint Pain (85 people, 18.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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