Prednisone and Stroke - from FDA reports
Stroke 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Stroke 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 Oct, 23, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,347 people (0.95%) have Stroke
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Stroke *:
- < 1 month: 34.4 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.2 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.2 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.8 %
- 10+ years: 2.4 %
Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 60.11 %
- male: 39.89 %
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.21 %
- 10-19: 0.95 %
- 20-29: 3.84 %
- 30-39: 3.89 %
- 40-49: 10.67 %
- 50-59: 17.19 %
- 60+: 63.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (179 people, 7.63%)
- Pain (161 people, 6.86%)
- Multiple Myeloma (158 people, 6.73%)
- Osteoporosis (157 people, 6.69%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 4.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (362 people, 15.42%)
- Methotrexate (292 people, 12.44%)
- Lasix (244 people, 10.40%)
- Zometa (227 people, 9.67%)
- Neurontin (216 people, 9.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (441 people, 18.79%)
- Weakness (348 people, 14.83%)
- Stress And Anxiety (344 people, 14.66%)
- Fatigue (295 people, 12.57%)
- High Blood Pressure (292 people, 12.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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