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 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,178 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 169,045 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 179,674 Vertigo patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,178 people (3.08%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Vertigo?

Time on Prednisone when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 46.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.05 %
  • 10+ years: 3.61 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 64.61 %
  • male: 35.39 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 1.86 %
  • 20-29: 5.31 %
  • 30-39: 8.76 %
  • 40-49: 12.38 %
  • 50-59: 20.88 %
  • 60+: 50.35 %

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 (712 people)
  • Osteoporosis (421 people)
  • Pain (357 people)
  • Hypertension (300 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (235 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (586 people)
  • Folic Acid (577 people)
  • Methotrexate (555 people)
  • Humira (496 people)
  • Zometa (437 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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