Prednisone and Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness 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 Methotrexate, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,570 people (1.04%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Sleepiness?

Time on Prednisone when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 59.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.98 %
  • 10+ years: 0.98 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 66.19 %
  • male: 33.81 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.77 %
  • 10-19: 4.65 %
  • 20-29: 3.35 %
  • 30-39: 5.75 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 22.56 %
  • 60+: 49.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (269 people, 10.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (205 people, 7.98%)
  • Depression (141 people, 5.49%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (137 people, 5.33%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (110 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (302 people, 11.75%)
  • Lyrica (269 people, 10.47%)
  • Lasix (248 people, 9.65%)
  • Humira (209 people, 8.13%)
  • Folic Acid (205 people, 7.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (887 people, 34.51%)
  • Weakness (573 people, 22.30%)
  • Pain (447 people, 17.39%)
  • Dizziness (441 people, 17.16%)
  • Nausea (440 people, 17.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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