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Review: could Prednisone cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

We study 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,988 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,968 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,342,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,988 people (5.45%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath58.19%23.71%4.84%4.99%3.74%2.50%2.03%

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

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath59.93%40.07%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.13%0.44%2.07%4.84%8.45%12.80%19.99%51.28%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath4.00%48.00%40.00%8.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath5.26%31.58%63.16%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,246 people, 15.60%)
  2. Asthma (734 people, 9.19%)
  3. Pain (599 people, 7.50%)
  4. Hypertension (598 people, 7.49%)
  5. Osteoporosis (495 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (2,583 people, 32.34%)
  2. Aspirin (1,462 people, 18.30%)
  3. Albuterol (1,162 people, 14.55%)
  4. Folic acid (1,071 people, 13.41%)
  5. Methotrexate (977 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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