Review: could Prednisone cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia 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 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,340 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 2,615 people (1.78%) have Insomnia.
Time on Prednisone when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (325 people, 12.43%)
- Pain (280 people, 10.71%)
- Osteoporosis (221 people, 8.45%)
- Depression (185 people, 7.07%)
- Asthma (170 people, 6.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (670 people, 25.62%)
- Aspirin (407 people, 15.56%)
- Ambien (370 people, 14.15%)
- Zometa (368 people, 14.07%)
- Folic acid (347 people, 13.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 62-year old woman with Sudden Hearing Loss. The patient has Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Dorzolamide Hydrochloride; Timolol Maleate, Prednisolone, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine, Valsartan for a 64-year old woman with Glaucoma, Retinal Detachment, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Insomnia
- A study of side effects of Diamox for a 38-year old woman with Ih. The patient has Intranasal Numbness, Tiredness, Muscle Cramps, Shortness Of Breath, Kidney Palpable, Insomnia
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 29-year old woman with Headache - Migraine With Aura. The patient has Heat Intolerance, Diarrhea
Recent Prednisone related drug comparison:
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