Review: could Prednisone cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness 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 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,990 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,135 Prednisone users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,466 Shortness of breath patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,990 people (5.44%) 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||58.26%||23.68%||4.83%||4.98%||3.74%||2.49%||2.02% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||59.91%||40.09% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||0.13%||0.44%||2.07%||4.83%||8.45%||12.81%||19.98%||51.28% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||3.70%||48.15%||40.74%||7.41% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Brilinta for a 74-year old man with Heart Attack. The patient has Shortness Of Breath
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Nicorette, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Adderall 10, Adderall Xr 25, Crestor, Pristiq for a 59-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Stop Smoking, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Depression. The patient has Pain - Tooth Or Teeth
- A study of side effects of Buspar for a 29-year old woman with Aniexty. The patient has Shortness Of Breath
- A study of side effects of Cefdinir for a 55-year old woman with Infection - Kidney. The patient has Difficulty Breathing
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
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