Review: could Prednisone cause Shortness of breath?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 7,979 have Shortness of breath. See who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma, rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,311,445 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 7,497 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||58.70%||22.91%||5.18%||5.18%||3.68%||2.34%||2.01% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||59.83%||40.17% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone * :
|Shortness of breath||0.14%||0.41%||2.10%||4.92%||8.43%||12.89%||19.84%||51.26% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||6.25%||50.00%||37.50%||6.25% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||45.45%||54.55% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,211 people, 16.15%)
- Asthma (669 people, 8.92%)
- Hypertension (578 people, 7.71%)
- Pain (573 people, 7.64%)
- Osteoporosis (475 people, 6.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2,446 people, 32.63%)
- Aspirin (1,395 people, 18.61%)
- Albuterol (1,122 people, 14.97%)
- Folic acid (1,045 people, 13.94%)
- Methotrexate (950 people, 12.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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