Prednisone and Thirst - from FDA reports


Summary

Thirst 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 Prilosec, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 263 have Thirst. Find out below who they are, when they have Thirst and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Thirst

Thirst has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, hepatitis c, type 2 diabetes, pain (latest reports from 9,752 Thirst patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 263 people (0.12%) have Thirst


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Thirst?

Time on Prednisone when people have Thirst *:

  • < 1 month: 61.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thirst when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 55.69 %
  • male: 44.31 %

Age of people who have Thirst when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.27 %
  • 10-19: 5.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 9.55 %
  • 40-49: 19.55 %
  • 50-59: 21.82 %
  • 60+: 32.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 15.21%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 8.75%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 8.75%)
  • Osteoporosis (18 people, 6.84%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (15 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (30 people, 11.41%)
  • Fosamax (29 people, 11.03%)
  • Folic Acid (26 people, 9.89%)
  • Remicade (23 people, 8.75%)
  • Vioxx (22 people, 8.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (93 people, 35.36%)
  • Headache (87 people, 33.08%)
  • Nausea (77 people, 29.28%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (73 people, 27.76%)
  • Weakness (67 people, 25.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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