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Review: could Prednisone cause Swelling of the face?

Summary: Swelling of the face could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Cellcept, and have Osteoarthritis generalised.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Swelling of the face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling of the face and more.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5 people (0.00%) have Swelling Of The Face. They amount to 0.83% of all the 604 people who have Swelling Of The Face on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling of the face in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Swelling of the face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling of the face0.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling of the face when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Swelling of the face100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Swelling of the face when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling of the face0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%80.00%0.00%

Severity of Swelling of the face when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling of the face0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swelling of the face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling of the face33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoarthritis generalised (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Primary hypothyroidism (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Polymyalgia rheumatica (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cellcept (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Chondroitin and glucosamine (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Toprol-xl (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Venlafaxine hydrochloride (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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