Review: could Prednisone cause Stress?


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 Multiple myeloma . We study 145,352 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,324 have Stress. Find out below who they are, when they have Stress and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,420 users)

Stress

Stress has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drug withdrawal syndrome, feeling abnormal, abdominal pain, insomnia (latest reports from 185,991 Stress patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

145,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 5,324 people (3.66%) have Stress


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Stress?

Time on Prednisone when people have Stress *:

  • < 1 month: 32.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.49 %
  • 10+ years: 3.42 %

Gender of people who have Stress when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 62.78 %
  • male: 37.22 %

Age of people who have Stress when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.48 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 6.29 %
  • 30-39: 10.09 %
  • 40-49: 15.19 %
  • 50-59: 27.26 %
  • 60+: 37.45 %

Severity if Stress when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 4 %
  • moderate: 56 %
  • severe: 32 %
  • most severe: 8 %

How people recovered from Stress **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 25.0 %
  • not yet: 68.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (470 people)
  • Pain (445 people)
  • Osteoporosis (395 people)
  • Depression (299 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (296 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (1,483 people)
  • Aredia (1,076 people)
  • Lasix (850 people)
  • Aspirin (794 people)
  • Levaquin (751 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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