Prednisone and Lightheadedness - fainting - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Lightheadedness - fainting 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, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,412 people (0.97%) have Lightheadedness - fainting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Lightheadedness - fainting?

Time on Prednisone when people have Lightheadedness - fainting *:

  • < 1 month: 60.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 1.52 %

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

  • female: 56.87 %
  • male: 43.13 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 2.82 %
  • 20-29: 4.61 %
  • 30-39: 5.84 %
  • 40-49: 9.26 %
  • 50-59: 17.98 %
  • 60+: 59.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (196 people, 8.13%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (178 people, 7.38%)
  • Pain (172 people, 7.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (161 people, 6.67%)
  • Depression (127 people, 5.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (321 people, 13.31%)
  • Zometa (290 people, 12.02%)
  • Lasix (288 people, 11.94%)
  • Methotrexate (268 people, 11.11%)
  • Aredia (245 people, 10.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (564 people, 23.38%)
  • Dizziness (544 people, 22.55%)
  • Nausea (528 people, 21.89%)
  • Fall (522 people, 21.64%)
  • Pain (490 people, 20.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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