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Review: could Prednisone cause Swelling of the face (Facial swelling)?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 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

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Swelling of the face

Swelling of the face (latest reports from 720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, hypothyroidism.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 6 people (0.00%) have Swelling Of The Face.

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 face83.33%16.67%

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%16.67%16.67%0.00%66.67%0.00%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling of the face0.00%66.67%33.33%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. Polymyalgia rheumatica (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Lung transplant (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Osteoarthritis generalised (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cellcept (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Niacin (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Calcium (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Chondroitin and glucosamine (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Azithromycin (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Prednisone is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Swelling Of The Face is also known as: Facial edema, Facial swelling, Moon face, Puffy face.

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