Review: could Prednisone cause Short of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Short of breath 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 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,990 have Short of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Short of breath and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Short of breath
Short of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,512 Short of breath patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,990 people (5.44%) have Short Of Breath.
Time on Prednisone when people have Short of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Short of breath||58.26%||23.68%||4.83%||4.98%||3.74%||2.49%||2.02% |
Gender of people who have Short of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Short of breath||59.91%||40.09% |
Age of people who have Short of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Short of breath||0.13%||0.44%||2.07%||4.83%||8.45%||12.81%||19.98%||51.28% |
Severity of Short of breath when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short of breath||3.70%||48.15%||40.74%||7.41% |
How people recovered from Short of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short of breath||4.76%||33.33%||61.90% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,246 people, 15.59%)
- Asthma (734 people, 9.19%)
- Pain (599 people, 7.50%)
- Hypertension (598 people, 7.48%)
- Osteoporosis (495 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2,583 people, 32.33%)
- Aspirin (1,462 people, 18.30%)
- Albuterol (1,162 people, 14.54%)
- Folic acid (1,071 people, 13.40%)
- Methotrexate (978 people, 12.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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