Prednisone and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 18, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,148 people (1.73%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Insomnia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 59.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.71 %
  • 10+ years: 2.17 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 66.76 %
  • male: 33.24 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.57 %
  • 10-19: 1.81 %
  • 20-29: 5.12 %
  • 30-39: 9.03 %
  • 40-49: 16.25 %
  • 50-59: 24.86 %
  • 60+: 42.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (709 people, 17.09%)
  • Pain (426 people, 10.27%)
  • Asthma (311 people, 7.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (277 people, 6.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (269 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (464 people, 11.19%)
  • Zometa (424 people, 10.22%)
  • Ambien (402 people, 9.69%)
  • Humira (398 people, 9.59%)
  • Aredia (360 people, 8.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,222 people, 29.46%)
  • Pain (1,160 people, 27.97%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,130 people, 27.24%)
  • Headache (930 people, 22.42%)
  • Nausea (928 people, 22.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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