Review: could Prednisone cause Loss of taste (Taste - impaired)?
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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 616 have Loss of taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of taste 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)
Loss of taste
Loss of taste has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,313 Loss of taste patients)
On Mar, 25, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 616 people (0.42%) have Loss Of Taste.
Time on Prednisone when people have Loss of taste * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of taste||65.00%||15.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of taste when taking Prednisone * :
|Loss of taste||68.63%||31.37% |
Age of people who have Loss of taste when taking Prednisone * :
|Loss of taste||0.00%||0.86%||0.00%||0.86%||8.26%||10.67%||22.20%||57.14% |
Severity of Loss of taste when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of taste||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of taste ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of taste||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (89 people, 14.45%)
- Multiple myeloma (54 people, 8.77%)
- Breast cancer (52 people, 8.44%)
- Osteoporosis (49 people, 7.95%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (42 people, 6.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (166 people, 26.95%)
- Zometa (153 people, 24.84%)
- Aredia (126 people, 20.45%)
- Aspirin (108 people, 17.53%)
- Prilosec (90 people, 14.61%)
* 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 side effects of Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol for a 22-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)
- A study of side effects of Clindamycin Hydrochloride for a 27-year old woman with Folliculitis. The patient has Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)
- 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 Benadryl for a 56-year old woman with Hives. The patient has Loss Of Taste
- 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)
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