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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

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

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 May, 5, 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
Hypertension96.97%1.52%0.00%0.00%0.76%0.00%0.76%

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

FemaleMale
Hypertension61.11%38.89%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.15%7.40%4.98%6.50%15.41%14.35%17.07%34.14%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Solu-medrol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

n/a

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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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Diagnosed with hypertension approx. 1 year ago and medication was very effective bringing my blood pressure down to a good level.Also diagnosed with high cholesterol and prescribed medication but unable to say how effective the medication was.Last week I had a yearly blood test that indicated I may be pre diabetic and that the medication already prescribed was not working as it once did.
    I now check my blood glucose levels and they seem to be ok and I have none of the symptoms associated with type 2 diabetes and was wondering if I have some other condition because I am not over weight, do not smoke,do not have alcohol problems, exercise every day and eat a healthy diet.
    The only other symptom I have is chronic Achilles tendonitis which I have had for about 7 months.
    My father and 2 sisters have hypothyroidism and my symptoms seem to be closer to that problem than pre diabetes.













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  • On prednisone for over 17 years

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