Review: could Prednisone cause Sweating - excessive?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 1,287 have Sweating - excessive. See who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 285,725 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,214 people (0.86%) have Sweating - Excessive.
Time on Prednisone when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||56.47%||21.18%||3.53%||5.88%||7.06%||2.35%||3.53% |
Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone * :
|Sweating - excessive||56.02%||43.98% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.26%||0.26%||1.94%||5.38%||9.61%||17.90%||22.40%||42.24% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||10.53%||31.58%||26.32%||31.58% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (238 people, 19.60%)
- Pain (148 people, 12.19%)
- Osteoporosis (97 people, 7.99%)
- Hypertension (85 people, 7.00%)
- Crohn's disease (72 people, 5.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (337 people, 27.76%)
- Aspirin (206 people, 16.97%)
- Folic acid (194 people, 15.98%)
- Methotrexate (192 people, 15.82%)
- Humira (170 people, 14.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
tapering off prednisone at 7.5 mg started 2nddose of remicade . Not sure if related but profuse sweating. Work as casino dealer and after sitting 30 minutes seat of pants soaked head and face dripping
From this study (6 months ago):
I have COPD (chronic bronchitis) and at present acute bronchitis which is being treated with prednisone. After taking it for about 6 days I started sweating excessively in bed at night. I think it sold benefit me to stop the cortisone now - two days earlier than prescribed by the doctor.
From this study (1 year ago):
excessive sweating began approx 1 1/2 years agp
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