Prednisone and Short of breath - from FDA reports


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 Spiriva, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Short of breath with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 14,595 people (5.9%) have Short of breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Short of breath?

Time on Prednisone when people have Short of breath *:

  • < 1 month: 54.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.1 %
  • 10+ years: 1.92 %

Gender of people who have Short of breath when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 62.02 %
  • male: 37.98 %

Age of people who have Short of breath when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 1.94 %
  • 20-29: 4.4 %
  • 30-39: 6.85 %
  • 40-49: 12.6 %
  • 50-59: 21.4 %
  • 60+: 52.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1,036 people, 7.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (992 people, 6.80%)
  • Pain (883 people, 6.05%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (639 people, 4.38%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (603 people, 4.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (1,539 people, 10.54%)
  • Lasix (1,481 people, 10.15%)
  • Methotrexate (1,420 people, 9.73%)
  • Singulair (1,238 people, 8.48%)
  • Aspirin (1,222 people, 8.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (2,945 people, 20.18%)
  • Fatigue (2,892 people, 19.82%)
  • Cough (2,465 people, 16.89%)
  • Weakness (2,285 people, 15.66%)
  • Pain (2,167 people, 14.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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