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Review: could Prednisone cause Upset stomach?

Summary: Upset stomach could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,427 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,236 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Upset stomach

Upset stomach (latest reports from 825,334 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,938 people (3.37%) have Upset Stomach. They amount to 0.59% of all the 841,591 people who have Upset Stomach on eHealthMe.

Trend of Upset stomach in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Upset stomach * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Upset stomach61.66%23.83%4.66%3.89%2.07%1.04%2.85%

Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Upset stomach66.75%33.25%

Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upset stomach0.27%1.30%5.39%7.33%11.48%14.73%21.93%37.57%

Severity of Upset stomach when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Upset stomach15.38%46.15%23.08%15.38%

How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Upset stomach25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (817 people, 16.55%)
  2. Pain (579 people, 11.73%)
  3. Crohn's disease (379 people, 7.68%)
  4. Osteoporosis (349 people, 7.07%)
  5. Hypertension (318 people, 6.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,551 people, 31.41%)
  2. Aspirin (854 people, 17.29%)
  3. Folic acid (852 people, 17.25%)
  4. Methotrexate (784 people, 15.88%)
  5. Humira (689 people, 13.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Ellen (1 year 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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