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Review: could Prednisone cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,591 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,295,369 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,670 people (3.19%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo51.76%18.24%7.06%4.71%9.41%5.00%3.82%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo65.80%34.20%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.24%1.67%5.10%9.41%12.29%20.89%50.40%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo18.87%50.94%26.42%3.77%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%4.76%95.24%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (855 people, 18.31%)
  2. Osteoporosis (509 people, 10.90%)
  3. Pain (483 people, 10.34%)
  4. Hypertension (397 people, 8.50%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (370 people, 7.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,397 people, 29.91%)
  2. Aspirin (1,088 people, 23.30%)
  3. Folic acid (725 people, 15.52%)
  4. Methotrexate (716 people, 15.33%)
  5. Humira (619 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • 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

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Chronic headaches and blurred vision have increased since starting steriods. Also cloudy head with a feeling of brain and body not connecting.
    Falling asleep at computer desk.
    Hot hads have only started in past week.
    Diagnised with sarcoidosis in January.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • extreme vertigo and tinnitus sudden onset

    Reply

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