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Review: could Prednisone cause Lightheadedness - fainting (Fainting)?

Summary: Lightheadedness - fainting 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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,682 have Lightheadedness - fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - fainting and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,135 Prednisone users)

Lightheadedness - fainting

Lightheadedness - fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,832 Lightheadedness - fainting patients)

On Mar, 19, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,682 people (1.15%) have Lightheadedness - Fainting.

Trend of Lightheadedness - fainting in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Lightheadedness - fainting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness - fainting53.23%26.61%9.68%3.23%0.81%6.45%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - fainting when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness - fainting52.73%47.27%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - fainting when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness - fainting0.00%0.18%2.45%4.59%5.69%10.47%16.10%60.53%

Severity of Lightheadedness - fainting when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - fainting16.67%83.33%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - fainting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - fainting0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (183 people, 10.88%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (141 people, 8.38%)
  3. Osteoporosis (139 people, 8.26%)
  4. Pain (134 people, 7.97%)
  5. Hypertension (126 people, 7.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (443 people, 26.34%)
  2. Prednisone tab (435 people, 25.86%)
  3. Zometa (245 people, 14.57%)
  4. Lasix (241 people, 14.33%)
  5. Coumadin (211 people, 12.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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