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Review: could Prednisone cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?
We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,358 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,968 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,664 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,358 people (0.93%) have Sleepiness.
Time on Prednisone when people have Sleepiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (183 people, 13.48%)
- Pain (171 people, 12.59%)
- Hypertension (115 people, 8.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (100 people, 7.36%)
- Depression (89 people, 6.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (438 people, 32.25%)
- Lasix (243 people, 17.89%)
- Aspirin (223 people, 16.42%)
- Methotrexate (187 people, 13.77%)
- Folic acid (182 people, 13.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Prednisone is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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