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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Decortin, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Decortin side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Decortin.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Decortin side effects are:
Sweating (2 reports)
Insomnia (1 reports)
Stomach Bloatiness (1 reports)

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Decortin Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Decortin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Decortin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Mitral Valve Incompetence, Renal Failure Acute, Hypertension, Urinary Tract Infection, Dehydration, Flushing, Nausea, Oral Herpes, Perirenal Haematoma
on May 17, 2013 Male from DE , 31 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Decortin-h. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decortin side effects: mitral valve incompetence, renal failure acute, hypertension, urinary tract infection, dehydration, flushing, nausea, oral herpes, perirenal haematoma. Decortin-h dosage: 75 Mg, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Hypoglycaemia, Loss Of Consciousness, Coma
Patient was taking Decortin-h (prednisolone). Patient felt the following Decortin side effects: hypoglycaemia, loss of consciousness, coma on Jun 09, 2011 from GERMANY Additional patient health information: Male , 80 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, . Decortin-h (prednisolone) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Spironolactone
  • Acetaminophen
  • Tetrazepam (tetrazepam)
  • Ramipril
  • Aspirin
  • Simvastatin
  • Levothyroxin-natrium (levothyroxine)
  • Furosemide


Myocarditis, Pertussis, Cardiomyopathy
Adverse event was reported on May 20, 2011 by a Female taking Decortin-h /00016201/ (Dosage: 5 Mg, 1x/day) . Location: GERMANY , 45 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, After Decortin was administered, patient encountered several Decortin side effects: myocarditis, pertussis, cardiomyopathy.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cipramil /00582602/ (30 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lactulose (1 Df, 1x/day)
  • Ibuprofen (200 Mg, As Needed, Max. 400 Mg Per Day)
  • Pantozol /01263202/ (40 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Isozid-compositum (300 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Qlaira (Unk)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Weekly)
  • Dekristol (20000 Iu, Every 2 Weeks)


Disease Progression, Weight Decreased, Oedema Peripheral, Dyspnoea, Extremity Necrosis
on Feb 21, 2011 Male from GERMANY , 72 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was treated with Decortin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decortin side effects: disease progression, weight decreased, oedema peripheral, dyspnoea, extremity necrosis. Decortin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tracleer (62.5 Mg, Bid)
  • Pantozol
  • Torem
  • Lormetazepam
  • Blopress
  • Aspirin
Patient was hospitalized.


Pulmonary Thrombosis, Thrombocytosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pain In Extremity
on Feb 22, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 72 years of age, weighting 209.4 lb, was treated with Decortin. Patient felt the following Decortin side effects: pulmonary thrombosis, thrombocytosis, deep vein thrombosis, pain in extremity. Decortin dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nplate (3 A?g/kg, Qwk)
  • Insulin
Patient was hospitalized.

Arthralgia, Spinal Osteoarthritis
Patient was taking Decortin H. After Decortin was administered, patient encountered several Decortin side effects: arthralgia, spinal osteoarthritis on Feb 04, 2011 from GERMANY Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 121.3 lb, . Decortin H dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Ileus Paralytic
Adverse event was reported on Jan 28, 2011 by a Male taking Decortin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 209.5 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decortin side effects: ileus paralytic.
Associated medications used:
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil
  • Torsemide
  • Sunitinib Malate
  • Sab Simplex
  • Duragesic-100
  • Neostigmin
  • Enoxaparin
  • Clemastine Fumarate
Patient was hospitalized.

Cognitive Disorder, Confusional State, Dementia, Fall, Impaired Self-care
on Mar 14, 2007 Male from GERMANY , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Decortin. Patient felt the following Decortin side effects: cognitive disorder, confusional state, dementia, fall, impaired self-care. Decortin dosage: 20 Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Oxybutynin Chloride (Unk, Unk)
  • Diclac (Unk, Unk)
  • Blood And Related Products
  • Exjade (1500 Mg, Qd)
  • Exjade (No Treatment)
  • Exjade (1000 Mg, Qd)


Cognitive Disorder, Confusional State, Dementia, Impaired Self-care
on Mar 06, 2007 Male from GERMANY , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Decortin. After Decortin was administered, patient encountered several Decortin side effects: cognitive disorder, confusional state, dementia, impaired self-care. Decortin dosage: 20 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Oxybutynin (Unk, Unk)
  • Diclac (Unk, Unk)
  • Blood And Related Products
  • Exjade (1500 Mg, Qd)
  • Exjade (No Treatment)
  • Exjade (1000 Mg, Qd)


Blood Creatinine Increased, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Nausea, Oedema Peripheral, Renal Failure, Renal Impairment
Patient was taking Decortin-h. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decortin side effects: blood creatinine increased, diarrhoea, fatigue, nausea, oedema peripheral, renal failure, renal impairment on Sep 30, 2005 from GERMANY Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, weighting 165.3 lb, . Decortin-h dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Fall, Hip Arthroplasty, Ilium Fracture, Incisional Hernia, Osteoarthritis, Surgery, Wound Dehiscence, Wound Secretion
Adverse event was reported on May 22, 2005 by a Male taking Decortin (Dosage: 5 Mg Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: , 65 years of age, weighting 174.2 lb, Patient felt the following Decortin side effects: fall, hip arthroplasty, ilium fracture, incisional hernia, osteoarthritis, surgery, wound dehiscence, wound secretion.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Imurek (1 Df, Bid)
  • Sandimmune (35 Mg, Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Fall, Hip Arthroplasty, Ilium Fracture, Incisional Hernia, Osteoarthritis, Surgery, Surgical Procedure Repeated, Wound Dehiscence, Wound Secretion
on May 22, 2005 Male from , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Decortin. After Decortin was administered, patient encountered several Decortin side effects: fall, hip arthroplasty, ilium fracture, incisional hernia, osteoarthritis, surgery, surgical procedure repeated, wound dehiscence, wound secretion. Decortin dosage: 5 Mg Daily.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Imurek (1 Df, Bid)
  • Sandimmune (35 Mg, Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Haemoglobinaemia, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B Dna Assay, Hepatitis B E Antigen, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Myoclonus
on Feb 16, 2005 Male from , 75 years of age, was treated with Decortin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Decortin side effects: cardiac failure, coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent, haemoglobinaemia, hepatitis b, hepatitis b dna assay, hepatitis b e antigen, hepatitis b surface antigen, myoclonus. Decortin dosage: Unk, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Azathioprine (100 Mg/day)
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil (500 Mg, Bid)
  • Cyclosporine (Unk, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Creatinine Increased, Cachexia, Dehydration, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Herpes Zoster, Lymphopenia
Patient was taking Decortin. Patient felt the following Decortin side effects: blood creatinine increased, cachexia, dehydration, depressed level of consciousness, encephalitis, encephalopathy, herpes zoster, lymphopenia on Oct 21, 2004 from Additional patient health information: Male , 83 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Decortin dosage: 7.5 Mg/day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Duragesic
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt (100 Mg/day)
  • Pantozol (20 Mg/day)
  • Immunosporin (100 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 14

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Reported deaths: 4

Reported hospitalizations: 7

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