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Review: could Prednisone cause Sweating - excessive?

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

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,288 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive 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, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.

Sweating - excessive

Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 295,359 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,288 people (0.88%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.44% of all the 295,136 people who have Sweating - Excessive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sweating - excessive in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Sweating - excessive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sweating - excessive57.14%23.47%3.06%5.10%6.12%2.04%3.06%

Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Sweating - excessive55.56%44.44%

Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sweating - excessive0.25%0.58%1.81%5.19%9.63%17.12%23.37%42.06%

Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sweating - excessive10.00%35.00%25.00%30.00%

How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (245 people, 19.02%)
  2. Pain (162 people, 12.58%)
  3. Osteoporosis (98 people, 7.61%)
  4. Hypertension (87 people, 6.75%)
  5. Crohn's disease (80 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (365 people, 28.34%)
  2. Aspirin (209 people, 16.23%)
  3. Folic acid (201 people, 15.61%)
  4. Methotrexate (201 people, 15.61%)
  5. Humira (175 people, 13.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 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

    Reply

  • From this study (8 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • excessive sweating began approx 1 1/2 years agp

    Reply

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