Review: Shortness of breath in Prednisone
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 30, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty) by studying 140,319 people who take Prednisone. We analyze: the time on Prednisone when people have Shortness of breath, gender and age of these people, the severity of Shortness of breath, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Prednisone. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 140,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,495 people (5.34%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Prednisone when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||58.89%||22.99%||4.87%||5.20%||3.69%||2.35%||2.01% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||59.84%||40.16% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||0.14%||0.41%||2.10%||4.92%||8.42%||12.90%||19.85%||51.26% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||7.14%||42.86%||42.86%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||44.44%||55.56% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,211 people, 16.16%)
- Asthma (669 people, 8.93%)
- Product used for unknown indication (644 people, 8.59%)
- Hypertension (578 people, 7.71%)
- Pain (573 people, 7.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2,446 people, 32.64%)
- Aspirin (1,395 people, 18.61%)
- Albuterol (1,122 people, 14.97%)
- Folic acid (1,045 people, 13.94%)
- Methotrexate (950 people, 12.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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