Review: could Prednisone cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,347 Loose stools patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 90 people (0.06%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Prednisone when people have Loose stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loose stools||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Prednisone * :
|Loose stools||60.87%||39.13% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Prednisone * :
|Loose stools||1.32%||3.95%||3.95%||0.00%||9.21%||17.11%||15.79%||48.68% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose stools||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (20 people, 22.22%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 4.44%)
- Heart transplant (3 people, 3.33%)
- Chronic sinusitis (2 people, 2.22%)
- Sinus congestion (2 people, 2.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (17 people, 18.89%)
- Prednisone tab (13 people, 14.44%)
- Arava (12 people, 13.33%)
- Neoral (11 people, 12.22%)
- Methotrexate (10 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Nicorette, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Adderall 10, Adderall Xr 25, Crestor, Pristiq for a 59-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Stop Smoking, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Depression. The patient has Pain - Tooth Or Teeth
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 40-year old woman with Tinnitus. The patient has Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
- A study of side effects of Chantix for a 30-year old woman with Stop Smoking. The patient has Loose Stools
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 18-year old girl with Ulcerative Colitis. The patient has Dizzy, Fast Heart Beat, Fast Heart Rate, Confused, Tired, Disoreinted,just Sick All Over.
- A study of side effects of Prednisone Intensol for a 47-year old woman with Cushing's Syndrome. The patient has Cushing's Syndrome (obesity, a rounded face, increased fat)
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