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Review: could Prednisone cause Vision blurred?

Summary: Vision blurred could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,778 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,778 people (1.21%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.58% of all the 305,230 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vision blurred in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Vision blurred * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vision blurred46.46%16.54%22.05%9.45%2.36%2.36%0.79%

Gender of people who have Vision blurred when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Vision blurred64.32%35.68%

Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vision blurred0.00%0.42%2.80%3.88%10.80%14.98%23.93%43.20%

Severity of Vision blurred when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vision blurred23.53%41.18%35.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vision blurred0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (242 people, 13.61%)
  2. Pain (202 people, 11.36%)
  3. Hypertension (141 people, 7.93%)
  4. Depression (125 people, 7.03%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (111 people, 6.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (481 people, 27.05%)
  2. Aspirin (311 people, 17.49%)
  3. Zometa (290 people, 16.31%)
  4. Neurontin (268 people, 15.07%)
  5. Aredia (250 people, 14.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Healed joint and soft tissue injuries (PID) return with increased pain and swelling. Pressure changes with position. Frequency and intensity of migraines increased with pressure symptoms. Genetic connective tissue disorder - Ehler Danlos Syndrome. Cardiac arrhythmia. History of rheumatic fever, pneumothorax, whooping cough, and severe allergic reactions.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Corinne on Mar, 14, 2013:

    As it turns out I am
    69, female, suffering from COPD.
    With all do respect, I am at a point now where my
    Concerned doctor is trying very hard to control
    my COPD, if that means trying things out of the
    ordinary, all I want to do is breath for two
    full months at a time. All kinds of puffers right
    now, prednasone off and on,and theophylline,apo-theo-la, spiriva, do not qualify yet for oxygen, however a future possability, wear a mask outdoors in the winter, summer is ok. be optomistic, live
    one day at a time (AA philosophy program which works for me) and spread little bits of joy.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Symptoms are intermittent, and do not occur daily. Recovery is fairly rapid, after rest and lying down.

    Reply

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