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Review: could Prednisone cause Swollen gums (Gums - swollen)?

Summary: Swollen gums is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 271 have Swollen gums. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen gums and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone users)

Swollen gums

Swollen gums (swelling of gums) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 2,634 Swollen gums patients)

On Mar, 26, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 271 people (0.18%) have Swollen Gums.

Trend of Swollen gums in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Swollen gums * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swollen gums27.27%27.27%27.27%18.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Swollen gums68.28%31.72%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swollen gums0.00%0.00%0.37%0.00%2.99%12.69%24.63%59.33%

Severity of Swollen gums when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swollen gums0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Swollen gums ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swollen gums0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (68 people, 25.09%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (51 people, 18.82%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (36 people, 13.28%)
  4. Metastases to bone (34 people, 12.55%)
  5. Bone pain (28 people, 10.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (219 people, 80.81%)
  2. Aredia (161 people, 59.41%)
  3. Vicodin (102 people, 37.64%)
  4. Percocet (92 people, 33.95%)
  5. Decadron (82 people, 30.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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