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Review: could Solu-medrol cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?

Summary: Hypertension is found among people who take Solu-medrol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 14,754 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 611 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Solu-medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 14,807 Solu-medrol users)


Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 352,359 Hypertension patients)

On Apr, 4, 2015: 14,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 701 people (4.75%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Solu-medrol reports

Time on Solu-medrol when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Solu-medrol * :


Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Solu-medrol * :


Severity of Hypertension when taking Solu-medrol ** :


How people recovered from Hypertension ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (73 people, 10.41%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis relapse (44 people, 6.28%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (43 people, 6.13%)
  4. Pain (40 people, 5.71%)
  5. Polycystic ovaries (35 people, 4.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (142 people, 20.26%)
  2. Lasix (130 people, 18.54%)
  3. Zometa (90 people, 12.84%)
  4. Protonix (89 people, 12.70%)
  5. Aspirin (85 people, 12.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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