Review: could Prednisone cause Swelling Of The Face?


Swelling of the face is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Cellcept, and have Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood . We study 135,588 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Swelling of the face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling of the face and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 176,486 users)

Swelling Of The Face

Swelling of the face has been reported by people with swelling face (latest reports from 198 Swelling of the face patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

135,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Swelling Of The Face

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Swelling of the face?

Time on Prednisone when people have Swelling Of The Face *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Swelling Of The Face when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 77.78 %
  • male: 22.22 %

Age of people who have Swelling Of The Face when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Severity if Swelling Of The Face when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Swelling Of The Face **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bell's Palsy (3 people)
  • Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood (3 people)
  • Osteoarthritis Generalised (2 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (4 people)
  • Cellcept (4 people)
  • Acyclovir (3 people)
  • Niacin (2 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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