Prednisone and Loss of taste - from FDA reports


Summary

Loss of taste 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 Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Loss of taste with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,034 people (0.43%) have Loss Of Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Loss of taste?

Time on Prednisone when people have Loss Of Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Taste when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 65.62 %
  • male: 34.38 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Taste when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.71 %
  • 10-19: 0.35 %
  • 20-29: 1.88 %
  • 30-39: 5.65 %
  • 40-49: 11.31 %
  • 50-59: 19.67 %
  • 60+: 60.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (168 people, 16.25%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (80 people, 7.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 6.09%)
  • Breast Cancer (58 people, 5.61%)
  • Osteoporosis (57 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (173 people, 16.73%)
  • Aredia (139 people, 13.44%)
  • Prilosec (106 people, 10.25%)
  • Nexium (106 people, 10.25%)
  • Lasix (105 people, 10.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (254 people, 24.56%)
  • Nausea (253 people, 24.47%)
  • Pain (244 people, 23.60%)
  • Fatigue (220 people, 21.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (197 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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