Review: could Solu-medrol cause Brain injury?
We study 14,752 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Brain injury. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain injury and more.
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Solu-medrol (latest outcomes from 14,805 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in asthma.
Brain injury (latest reports from 259,636 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 14,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 122 people (0.83%) have Brain Injury. They amount to 0.05% of all the 259,636 people who have Brain Injury on eHealthMe.
Time on Solu-medrol when people have Brain injury * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Brain injury||26.67%||0.00%||0.00%||73.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Brain injury when taking Solu-medrol * :
|Brain injury||69.57%||30.43% |
Age of people who have Brain injury when taking Solu-medrol * :
|Brain injury||0.00%||3.94%||0.00%||9.45%||4.72%||25.98%||21.26%||34.65% |
Severity of Brain injury when taking Solu-medrol ** :
How people recovered from Brain injury ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (41 people, 33.61%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 15.57%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 15.57%)
- Pain in jaw (19 people, 15.57%)
- Pain (15 people, 12.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (44 people, 36.07%)
- Lasix (36 people, 29.51%)
- Nexium (35 people, 28.69%)
- Zofran (34 people, 27.87%)
- Protonix (33 people, 27.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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