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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia 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, 10, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,328 people (1.75%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Insomnia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 58.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.3 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.66 %
  • 10+ years: 2.15 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.03 %
  • male: 32.97 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 1.79 %
  • 20-29: 5.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.14 %
  • 40-49: 16.25 %
  • 50-59: 24.93 %
  • 60+: 42.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (440 people, 10.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (286 people, 6.61%)
  • Osteoporosis (280 people, 6.47%)
  • Depression (278 people, 6.42%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (204 people, 4.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (464 people, 10.72%)
  • Zometa (424 people, 9.80%)
  • Humira (417 people, 9.63%)
  • Ambien (403 people, 9.31%)
  • Aredia (360 people, 8.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,281 people, 29.60%)
  • Pain (1,208 people, 27.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,166 people, 26.94%)
  • Headache (966 people, 22.32%)
  • Joint Pain (957 people, 22.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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