Mental status changes 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 Pain . We study 145,350 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 938 have Mental status changes. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental status changes and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,420 users)
Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, agitation, weakness, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, fatigue (latest reports from 13,761 Mental status changes patients).
On Jul, 22, 2016
145,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 938 people (0.65%) have Mental Status Changes
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I take meloxicam for knee pain after having nuermous knee realingments and surgeries over the last 8 years. I take 15mg tablet daily. I started getting a few cold aores and decided to try famciclovair tablets as advised by my pharmacy. As soon as i took the tablets my heart started pounding and beating irregularly. I felt fuzzy and could not focus. This lasted for about 3 hours. It passed after that time and i feel fine again but i will be sticking to cold sore creams from now on.
I am experiencing fatigue, muscle cramps, and muscle and joint pain. I have read that others have experienced the same as a result of taking these medications together. Anybody else have a similar experience?
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My wife is 45 years old, she was given a one months dose of prednisolone in February 2016, there after she hasn't got her period and her blood pressure is fluctuating higher than the average not responding to anti hypertensive. She undergone Bilateral tubo-ligation about 12 years ago. Can we ...
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