Review: could Prednisone cause Upset stomach?
We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,237 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Upset stomach (latest reports from 863,010 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,941 people (3.37%) have Upset Stomach. They amount to 0.57% of all the 863,701 people who have Upset Stomach on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Upset stomach * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upset stomach||61.60%||23.97%||4.64%||3.87%||2.06%||1.03%||2.84% |
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Prednisone * :
|Upset stomach||66.75%||33.25% |
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Prednisone * :
|Upset stomach||0.27%||1.30%||5.39%||7.33%||11.48%||14.74%||21.96%||37.54% |
Severity of Upset stomach when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upset stomach||18.75%||43.75%||25.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upset stomach||20.00%||20.00%||60.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (817 people, 16.54%)
- Pain (579 people, 11.72%)
- Crohn's disease (379 people, 7.67%)
- Osteoporosis (349 people, 7.06%)
- Hypertension (318 people, 6.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,551 people, 31.39%)
- Aspirin (854 people, 17.28%)
- Folic acid (852 people, 17.24%)
- Methotrexate (784 people, 15.87%)
- Humira (689 people, 13.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Ellen (2 years ago):
I have taken prednisone for 2weeks for a bad chest infection. My stomach feels really bloated and very uncomfortable. Really extended. Constipation too. Have drank water and ate veggies, but makes my stomach feel worse.
I am off them now, 2 days, and noticed constipation is going away, but still feel bloated and extended. Lots of gas too !!
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I have had crohns disease since 1990 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago. I have osteoarthritis, fibromyalga, hypothyroid since 1980. I just recently started experiencing lightheadedness, dizziness, headaches,feeling faint and feeling as if i was going to be sick to my stomach all at the same time about 2 weeks ago. I am under a little stress, my cousin just passed away. I am also on 30 mg's of prednisone and have been since the end of April 2014
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