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Prednisone Anxiety Side Effects

Prednisone Anxiety Side Effect Reports


The following Prednisone Anxiety side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Anxiety, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Prednisone or it might take time to develop.



Superior Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis, Anxiety, Emotional Disorder, Disturbance In Attention, Motor Dysfunction, Memory Impairment

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 5-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: acute lymphocytic leukaemia. The patient was prescribed Prednisone (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Prednisone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Superior Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Disorder
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Motor Dysfunction
  • Memory Impairment
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Dermatitis Acneiform, Cushingoid, Toxicity To Various Agents, Anxiety, Restlessness

This Anxiety Prednisone side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Jul 11, 2013. A Female , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Dermatitis Acneiform
  • Cushingoid
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness
. Prednisone dosage: 80 Mg, Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Anxiety, Hunger, Weight Increased, Myalgia

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 62-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: myalgia,blood potassium decreased, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:10 Mg, start time: 201004), combined with:
  • Klor-con M (40 Meq)
  • Loratadine
  • Zetia
  • Flecainide
  • Lisinopril
  • Furosemide
  • Coumadin
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Anxiety
  • Hunger
  • Weight Increased
  • Myalgia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prednisone treatment in female patients suffering from myalgia,blood potassium decreased, resulting in Anxiety.

Anxiety, Dyspnoea, Panic Reaction

A 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: bronchitis started Prednisone treatment (dosage: Varied Once A Day Po) on Nov 03, 2012. Soon after starting Prednisone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Dyspnoea
  • Panic Reaction
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone side effects, such as Anxiety.
Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Hyperhidrosis, Anxiety, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Coronary Artery Dissection

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Prednisone on Nov 14, 2012. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: chest discomfort, dyspnoea, hyperhidrosis, anxiety, acute myocardial infarction, electrocardiogram t wave inversion, coronary artery dissection Additional patient health information: Female , 63 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Prednisone dosage: 10mg, 1 In 1 D, Oral. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cyclosporine A (400 Mg, 2 In 1 D, Oral)
  • Calcium
  • Atenolol
The patient was hospitalized.
Vomiting, Abdominal Pain Upper, Product Quality Issue, Anxiety

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): crohn^s disease and used Prednisone (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Prednisone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Anxiety
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Prednisone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Dementia, Memory Impairment, Insomnia, Anxiety, Affect Lability, Affective Disorder, Apathy, Disorientation

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Oct 19, 2012 by a Female taking Prednisone (dosage: 60 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: IT , 75 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: dementia, memory impairment, insomnia, anxiety, affect lability, affective disorder, apathy, disorientation. Additional medications/treatments:
Pain, Respiratory Distress, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Cardiac Arrest, Discomfort, Multi-organ Failure, Fear

This Anxiety problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 34-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): asthma,bronchitis.On Apr 15, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Levaquin
When commencing Prednisone Tab, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Pain
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Discomfort
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Fear
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Deep Vein Thrombosis, Injury, Oedema Peripheral, Decreased Activity, Pain In Extremity, Anxiety, Emotional Distress

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: fibromatosis,contraception,pain in extremity and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: 10 Mg, Bidtimes 2 Days Then 1 A Dayfor 2 Days.) starting Dec 10, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Darvocet-n 100 (Unk)
  • Diflucan (150 Mg, If Needed)
  • Nexium
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Injury
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Decreased Activity
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Distress
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Anxiety and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Abdominal Pain, Anxiety, Renal Failure

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Jun 11, 2012. A patient from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, weighting 170.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone Tab. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: acute myeloid leukaemia, abdominal pain, anxiety, renal failure. Prednisone Tab dosage: 60 Mg, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Nplate (450 Mug, Qwk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
Asthma, Panic Attack, Anxiety

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Proair Hfa (6-8 Puffs Q 4-6 Hours Prn)
  • Alprazolam
When starting to take Prednisone Tab the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Asthma
  • Panic Attack
  • Anxiety
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
Lung Disorder, Paraesthesia, Anxiety, Pulmonary Embolism, Emotional Distress, Insomnia, Asthenia, Chest Pain, Fatigue

This Anxiety Prednisone Tab side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on May 23, 2012. A Female , 32 years of age, weighting 227.1 lb, was treated with Prednisone Tab. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Lung Disorder
  • Paraesthesia
  • Anxiety
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Emotional Distress
  • Insomnia
  • Asthenia
  • Chest Pain
  • Fatigue
. Prednisone Tab dosage: 10 Mg, Qd. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Zithromax (Unk)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (Unk)
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Torecan (10 Mg, Every 6-8 Hours)
  • Atenolol (Unk Unk, Qd)
  • Ipratropium Bromide (Every 6 Hours)
  • Flovent (2 Puff(s), Bid)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Emotional Distress, Dyspnoea, Muscular Weakness, Hypoxia, Pain In Extremity, Anxiety

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 36-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: asthma,eustachian tube dysfunction,oral pain,oropharyngeal pain,gingivitis,contraception, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:NA, start time: Feb 08, 2007), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Emotional Distress
  • Dyspnoea
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Hypoxia
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Anxiety
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prednisone treatment in female patients suffering from asthma,eustachian tube dysfunction,oral pain,oropharyngeal pain,gingivitis,contraception, resulting in Anxiety.
Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Pain, Injury, Deep Vein Thrombosis

A 27-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Prednisone treatment (dosage: 10 Mg, Unk) on Dec 01, 2001. Soon after starting Prednisone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Emotional Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Injury
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Flexeril (10 Mg, Daily)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone side effects, such as Anxiety.
Anxiety, Memory Impairment, Aggression, Persecutory Delusion, Psychotic Disorder, Abnormal Behaviour

A patient from TURKEY was prescribed and started Prednisone on Apr 16, 2012. After Prednisone was administered, patient encountered several Prednisone side effects: anxiety, memory impairment, aggression, persecutory delusion, psychotic disorder, abnormal behaviour Additional patient health information: male , child 12 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prednisone dosage: 2 Mg/kg (max 60 Mg). Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Nausea, Migraine, Anxiety, Depression, Vomiting

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): addison's disease,blood cholesterol increased,thyroid disorder and used Prednisone (dosage: 7.5 Mg, Daily) starting NS. Soon after starting Prednisone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Nausea
  • Migraine
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Vomiting
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Vytorin (10/40 Mg Daily)
  • Synthroid (0.112 Mg, Daily)
  • Florinef (0.1 Mg 5 Days A Week)
  • Relpax (40 Mg, As Needed)
  • Imitrex (Unk)
  • Trileptal (135 Mg, Daily)
Although Prednisone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Anxiety, Pain, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Emotional Distress, Mental Disorder, Pulmonary Embolism

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Apr 16, 2012 by a Female taking Prednisone Tab (dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 30 years of age, weighting 281.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: anxiety, pain, deep vein thrombosis, emotional distress, mental disorder, pulmonary embolism. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Elavil (Unk)
  • Meprinimine (Unk)
  • Amitriptyline Hcl (Unk)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Lexapro (Unk)
  • Doxycycline (Unk)
  • Imipramine Hcl (Unk)
  • Prevacid (30 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Abdominal Pain, Psychotic Disorder, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Hyperthermia, Porphyria Acute, Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion, Anxiety, Flushing, Refusal Of Treatment By Patient

This Anxiety problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A 63-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anaemia haemolytic autoimmune.On Feb 13, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone (dosage: 20 Mg Every Day Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Prednisone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Unresponsive To Stimuli
  • Hyperthermia
  • Porphyria Acute
  • Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Anxiety
  • Flushing
  • Refusal Of Treatment By Patient
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Rash Erythematous, Feeling Abnormal, Serum Ferritin Increased, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

This is a Prednisone Tab side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA) starting Jul 01, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Q2wk)
  • Vitamin B6
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Rash Erythematous
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Serum Ferritin Increased
  • Hepatic Enzyme Increased
This opens a possibility that Prednisone Tab could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Confusional State, Anxiety, Vertigo, Nausea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Panic Attack, Body Temperature Decreased

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Mar 30, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 42 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: confusional state, anxiety, vertigo, nausea, fatigue, dizziness, burning sensation, panic attack, body temperature decreased. Prednisone dosage: Once Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Rifampin (Twice Daily)
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
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Prednisone Anxiety Causes and Reviews


Fear and Anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of Anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the Anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have Anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


Prednisone Anxiety Reviews

Fri, 29 Apr 2011

I was recently diagnosed as having rheumatoid arthritis one of the meds prescribed was Prednisone one of the side affects that i have noticed is my stomach cramps inthe evening. gonna check to see if I can get a different prescrition

Sun, 08 May 2011

i take it when i get poison oak or ivy really bad and it takes it away in like 3 days if im fully broken out and i am highly allergic poison ivy, oak and all of that other stuff like that and this stuff helps me tremendously :-D

Sat, 01 Jan 2011

What isn't a side effect of Prednisone??

Wed, 06 Oct 2010

iam 60mg taken for 1month,total 3months taken.

Sat, 06 Aug 2011

3 weeks after i had been given 120m of predisone in a 24 hour period,i started getting dizzy spells severe enough that initially i blacked out while driving,needless to say i havent been driving my car,but i still am experiencing very bad dizzy spells(its been going on aboutma month now.this was like the 6 th cycle of predisoneive been on this year.i dont know if this is happening as a direct result of the predisone i just know it never happened before i took the large am ount of predisone.has anyone ever had something like this occur to them?

Fri, 23 Jul 2010

I am asthmatic (since I was very little) 36yrs old, took 40mg Prednisone for 8 days - two days later I ovulated and then I started bleeding uncontrollably. Gynae said ovaries failed as blood work tested very low and put me on Duphaston to aid drying up bleed. Gynae said that test could be affected by Prednisone.

Mon, 02 May 2011

>:o :'(

Fri, 23 Aug 2013

My doctor prescribed a six day high dose of Prednisone for a shoulder injury and on the 3rd day I am supposed to start taking Meloxicam as well. Am I going to have weight gain and puffiness side effects from these medications?

Thu, 13 Aug 2009
What affect will Prednisone have on an abcess?
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