Review: could Prednisone cause Swollen gums?
We study 146,553 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 269 have Swollen gums. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen gums and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,861 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Swollen gums (swelling of gums) (latest reports from 27,368 patients) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 146,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 269 people (0.18%) have Swollen Gums. They amount to 0.98% of all the 27,349 people who have Swollen Gums on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Swollen gums * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swollen gums||22.22%||22.22%||33.33%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Swollen gums when taking Prednisone * :
|Swollen gums||68.40%||31.60% |
Age of people who have Swollen gums when taking Prednisone * :
|Swollen gums||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.01%||12.41%||24.81%||59.77% |
Severity of Swollen gums when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Swollen gums||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Swollen gums ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Swollen gums||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (68 people, 25.28%)
- Multiple myeloma (51 people, 18.96%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (36 people, 13.38%)
- Metastases to bone (34 people, 12.64%)
- Bone pain (28 people, 10.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (219 people, 81.41%)
- Aredia (161 people, 59.85%)
- Vicodin (102 people, 37.92%)
- Percocet (92 people, 34.20%)
- Decadron (82 people, 30.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
my asthma is out of control so started taking 2 tabs of 20mg prednisone today. I am using nebulizer with albuterol solution every 3-4 hours for days before starting on prednisone now using ever 5-6 hrs Just took and advil an hour ago for knuckle swelling . I have hypertension and have been treated for it. can prednisone cause knuckle swelling and pain that came on suddenly today?
From this study (2 years ago):
Ihave developed swollen lips while dropping from 40mgto 15 mg.
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