Review: could Prednisone cause Stress (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Stress 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 Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,644 have Stress. Find out below who they are, when they have Stress and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 users)
Stress has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.(latest reports from Stress 195,268 patients)
On Nov, 30, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,644 people (3.17%) have Stress.
Time on Prednisone when people have Stress * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Stress when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Stress when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Stress when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Stress ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (660 people, 14.21%)
- Pain (565 people, 12.17%)
- Multiple myeloma (526 people, 11.33%)
- Depression (369 people, 7.95%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (350 people, 7.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (1,577 people, 33.96%)
- Prednisone tab (1,240 people, 26.70%)
- Aspirin (1,132 people, 24.38%)
- Aredia (1,128 people, 24.29%)
- Lasix (1,004 people, 21.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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