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Review: could Prednisone cause Stroke?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,746 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,898 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) (latest reports from 444,903 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,474 people (1.01%) have Stroke. They amount to 0.33% of all the 442,326 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
Stroke33.33%19.05%4.76%9.52%5.95%22.62%4.76%

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Stroke60.85%39.15%

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stroke0.00%0.07%0.37%3.68%4.13%9.58%17.02%65.14%

Severity of Stroke when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stroke50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stroke ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stroke50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (311 people, 21.10%)
  2. Osteoporosis (143 people, 9.70%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (103 people, 6.99%)
  4. Hypertension (97 people, 6.58%)
  5. Pain (83 people, 5.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (432 people, 29.31%)
  2. Prednisone tab (406 people, 27.54%)
  3. Lasix (201 people, 13.64%)
  4. Methotrexate (200 people, 13.57%)
  5. Zometa (190 people, 12.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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