Review: could Prednisone cause Swollen Gums?


Swollen gums is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Swollen gums. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen gums and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Swollen Gums

Swollen gums (swelling of gums) has been reported by people with rashes (latest reports from 2,769 Swollen gums patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 230 people (0.17%) have Swollen Gums

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Swollen gums?

Time on Prednisone when people have Swollen Gums *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 71.62 %
  • male: 28.38 %

Age of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 2.78 %
  • 40-49: 13.43 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 57.41 %

Severity if Swollen Gums when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Swollen Gums **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (63 people)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (32 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (30 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (29 people)
  • Breast Cancer (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (173 people)
  • Aredia (130 people)
  • Percocet (84 people)
  • Vicodin (82 people)
  • Ambien (70 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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