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 . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 978 have Loss of taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of taste and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Loss Of Taste

Loss of taste has been reported by people with insomnia, hepatitis c, high blood pressure (latest reports from 40,604 Loss of taste patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 978 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: 51.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 66.32 %
  • male: 33.68 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 1.73 %
  • 30-39: 5.45 %
  • 40-49: 11.52 %
  • 50-59: 20.07 %
  • 60+: 60.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (158 people, 16.16%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (78 people, 7.98%)
  • High Blood Pressure (59 people, 6.03%)
  • Breast Cancer (58 people, 5.93%)
  • Osteoporosis (57 people, 5.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (173 people, 17.69%)
  • Aredia (139 people, 14.21%)
  • Prilosec (104 people, 10.63%)
  • Nexium (102 people, 10.43%)
  • Lasix (102 people, 10.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (245 people, 25.05%)
  • Nausea (241 people, 24.64%)
  • Pain (237 people, 24.23%)
  • Fatigue (198 people, 20.25%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (194 people, 19.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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