Prednisone and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jan, 17, 2018
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,860 people (1.56%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 52.88 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.71 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.05 %
- 10+ years: 5.24 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 58.49 %
- male: 41.51 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.03 %
- 2-9: 0.9 %
- 10-19: 3.41 %
- 20-29: 2.77 %
- 30-39: 6.99 %
- 40-49: 10.29 %
- 50-59: 20.15 %
- 60+: 55.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (448 people, 11.61%)
- Pain (407 people, 10.54%)
- Osteoporosis (277 people, 7.18%)
- High Blood Pressure (256 people, 6.63%)
- Depression (193 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (762 people, 19.74%)
- Lasix (474 people, 12.28%)
- Aspirin (473 people, 12.25%)
- Aredia (470 people, 12.18%)
- Methotrexate (400 people, 10.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,183 people, 30.65%)
- Fatigue (1,161 people, 30.08%)
- Pain (1,145 people, 29.66%)
- Diarrhea (995 people, 25.78%)
- Weakness (993 people, 25.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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