Review: could Prednisone cause Vertigo?


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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,308 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 224,214 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 262,346 Vertigo patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,308 people (3.09%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Vertigo?

Time on Prednisone when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 45.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.23 %
  • 10+ years: 3.83 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 64.65 %
  • male: 35.35 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 1.84 %
  • 20-29: 5.27 %
  • 30-39: 8.75 %
  • 40-49: 12.38 %
  • 50-59: 21.08 %
  • 60+: 50.22 %

Severity if Vertigo when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 16.39 %
  • moderate: 55.74 %
  • severe: 22.95 %
  • most severe: 4.92 %

How people recovered from Vertigo **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (745 people, 17.29%)
  • Osteoporosis (425 people, 9.87%)
  • Pain (368 people, 8.54%)
  • Hypertension (293 people, 6.80%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (237 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (593 people, 13.77%)
  • Methotrexate (578 people, 13.42%)
  • Folic Acid (571 people, 13.25%)
  • Humira (501 people, 11.63%)
  • Zometa (451 people, 10.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,254 people, 29.11%)
  • Fatigue (1,069 people, 24.81%)
  • Headache (982 people, 22.79%)
  • Dyspnoea (948 people, 22.01%)
  • Asthenia (931 people, 21.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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