Prednisone and Vertigo - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 7,418 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,948 Vertigo patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 7,418 people (3.29%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Vertigo?

Time on Prednisone when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 50.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.47 %
  • 10+ years: 3.63 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 66.43 %
  • male: 33.57 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 2.03 %
  • 20-29: 5.02 %
  • 30-39: 8.68 %
  • 40-49: 12.58 %
  • 50-59: 20.48 %
  • 60+: 50.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,369 people, 18.46%)
  • Osteoporosis (603 people, 8.13%)
  • Pain (585 people, 7.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (545 people, 7.35%)
  • Asthma (445 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (994 people, 13.40%)
  • Humira (887 people, 11.96%)
  • Aspirin (802 people, 10.81%)
  • Folic Acid (725 people, 9.77%)
  • Lasix (645 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,126 people, 28.66%)
  • Fatigue (1,987 people, 26.79%)
  • Weakness (1,822 people, 24.56%)
  • Headache (1,768 people, 23.83%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,582 people, 21.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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