Prednisone and Vocal cord paralysis - from FDA reports


Summary

Vocal cord paralysis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Vocal cord paralysis with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 72 people (0.03%) have Vocal Cord Paralysis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Vocal cord paralysis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Vocal Cord Paralysis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vocal Cord Paralysis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 71.83 %
  • male: 28.17 %

Age of people who have Vocal Cord Paralysis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.8 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.84 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 56.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 25.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 15.28%)
  • Pain In Jaw (11 people, 15.28%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 13.89%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (7 people, 9.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (23 people, 31.94%)
  • Lopressor (22 people, 30.56%)
  • Zofran (21 people, 29.17%)
  • Coumadin (20 people, 27.78%)
  • Nexium (18 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swallowing Difficulty (25 people, 34.72%)
  • Pleural Effusion (23 people, 31.94%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (23 people, 31.94%)
  • Weight Decreased (22 people, 30.56%)
  • Arrhythmias (22 people, 30.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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