Review: could Prednisone cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (Weakness)?
Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness 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 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 8,428 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 180,487 Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 8,366 people (5.70%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness.
Time on Prednisone when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||47.46%||27.87%||10.36%||4.90%||6.21%||1.69%||1.51% |
Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Prednisone * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||61.26%||38.74% |
Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Prednisone * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.02%||0.34%||1.46%||2.72%||7.77%||12.91%||21.73%||53.04% |
Severity of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||4.55%||36.36%||52.27%||6.82% |
How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||4.55%||4.55%||90.91% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,196 people, 14.30%)
- Osteoporosis (698 people, 8.34%)
- Pain (675 people, 8.07%)
- Multiple myeloma (469 people, 5.61%)
- Hypertension (461 people, 5.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2,344 people, 28.02%)
- Aspirin (1,704 people, 20.37%)
- Folic acid (1,297 people, 15.50%)
- Methotrexate (1,247 people, 14.91%)
- Lasix (1,085 people, 12.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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MN mom on Jan, 3, 2015:
It has been almost seven weeks since I stopped taking prednisone. Bad bad side effects: high BP, palpitations, depressions, rapid heart rate, fatigue, blood sugar crashes. Worst is my skin- itchy, sore, hypersensitive. Nothing helps. Anyone tell me how long this czn last? I'm going crazy!
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