Review: could Prednisone cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
Summary: Vertigo 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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,596 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,675 people (3.19%) have Vertigo.
Time on Prednisone when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (856 people, 18.31%)
- Osteoporosis (509 people, 10.89%)
- Pain (484 people, 10.35%)
- Hypertension (398 people, 8.51%)
- Multiple myeloma (370 people, 7.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,397 people, 29.88%)
- Aspirin (1,088 people, 23.27%)
- Folic acid (726 people, 15.53%)
- Methotrexate (717 people, 15.34%)
- Humira (619 people, 13.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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