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Review: could Prednisone cause Intestinal obstruction?

Summary: Intestinal obstruction is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 878 have Intestinal obstruction. Find out below who they are, when they have Intestinal obstruction and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,083 Prednisone users)

Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction has been reported by people with crohn's disease, acne, pain, high blood pressure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,129 Intestinal obstruction patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 878 people (0.60%) have Intestinal Obstruction.

Trend of Intestinal obstruction in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Intestinal obstruction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Intestinal obstruction28.57%33.93%8.93%0.00%14.29%0.00%14.29%

Gender of people who have Intestinal obstruction when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Intestinal obstruction56.92%43.08%

Age of people who have Intestinal obstruction when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Intestinal obstruction0.36%0.83%6.99%9.24%11.02%12.44%18.96%40.17%

Severity of Intestinal obstruction when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Intestinal obstruction0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Intestinal obstruction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Intestinal obstruction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (206 people, 23.46%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (94 people, 10.71%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (79 people, 9.00%)
  4. Osteoporosis (51 people, 5.81%)
  5. Pain (48 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (235 people, 26.77%)
  2. Humira (176 people, 20.05%)
  3. Methotrexate (118 people, 13.44%)
  4. Folic acid (117 people, 13.33%)
  5. Zometa (113 people, 12.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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