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Review: could Prednisone cause Stroke?

Summary: Stroke could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,427 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,473 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) (latest reports from 442,305 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,473 people (1.00%) have Stroke. They amount to 0.33% of all the 440,355 people who have Stroke on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stroke in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Stroke * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stroke33.73%19.28%4.82%9.64%6.02%22.89%3.61%

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Stroke60.83%39.17%

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stroke0.00%0.07%0.37%3.69%4.13%9.59%16.96%65.19%

Severity of Stroke when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stroke100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stroke ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stroke100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (311 people, 21.11%)
  2. Osteoporosis (143 people, 9.71%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (103 people, 6.99%)
  4. Hypertension (97 people, 6.59%)
  5. Pain (83 people, 5.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (431 people, 29.26%)
  2. Prednisone tab (406 people, 27.56%)
  3. Lasix (201 people, 13.65%)
  4. Methotrexate (199 people, 13.51%)
  5. Neurontin (190 people, 12.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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