Could Prednisone cause Mydriasis - from FDA reports


Summary

Mydriasis 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 120 have Mydriasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Mydriasis and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,635 users)

Mydriasis

Mydriasis (a dilation of the pupil) has been reported by people with depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,715 Mydriasis patients).

On Jan, 04, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 120 people (0.05%) have Mydriasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Mydriasis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Mydriasis *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mydriasis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.23 %
  • male: 32.77 %

Age of people who have Mydriasis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.97 %
  • 2-9: 3.88 %
  • 10-19: 12.62 %
  • 20-29: 5.83 %
  • 30-39: 10.68 %
  • 40-49: 19.42 %
  • 50-59: 16.5 %
  • 60+: 30.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 10.83%)
  • Pain (8 people, 6.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 4.17%)
  • Kidney Transplant (5 people, 4.17%)
  • Crohn's Disease (5 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (22 people, 18.33%)
  • Albuterol (12 people, 10.00%)
  • Xanax (9 people, 7.50%)
  • Cellcept (9 people, 7.50%)
  • Ambien (9 people, 7.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (23 people, 19.17%)
  • Nausea (21 people, 17.50%)
  • Fever (19 people, 15.83%)
  • Dizziness (19 people, 15.83%)
  • Consciousness - Decreased (18 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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