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Prednisone Dehydration Side Effects

Prednisone Dehydration Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Dehydration, 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.



Cytomegalovirus Colitis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Dehydration, Hypotension

This Dehydration side effect was reported by a health professional from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED. A 67-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: lupus nephritis,glomerulonephritis rapidly progressive. 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:
  • Cytomegalovirus Colitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Dehydration
  • Hypotension
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Colitis, Dehydration, Metabolic Acidosis

This Dehydration Prednisone side effect was reported by a health professional from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED on Jan 18, 2013. A male , 36 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Colitis
  • Dehydration
  • Metabolic Acidosis
. Prednisone dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil
The patient was hospitalized.
Thrombosis, Dehydration, Asthenia, Diarrhoea

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 79-year-old patient (weight:NA) from CA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:NA, start time: Jul 12, 2012), combined with:
  • Pentasa
  • Lomotil
  • Remicade
, and developed a serious reaction and a Dehydration side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Thrombosis
  • Dehydration
  • Asthenia
  • Diarrhoea
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 patients suffering from NA, resulting in Dehydration.

Multi-organ Failure, Asthenia, Fatigue, Pyrexia, Dehydration

A 81-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Prednisone treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Prednisone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Pyrexia
  • Dehydration
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Velcade
  • Melphalan
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone side effects, such as Dehydration.
Crohn's Disease, Dehydration

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Prednisone Tab on Jun 19, 2012. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: crohn's disease, dehydration Additional patient health information: male , weighting 54.45 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Prednisone Tab dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ursodiol
  • Zosyn
  • Imodium
  • Humira
  • Antibiotics
  • Folic Acid
  • Budesonide
  • Remicade
The patient was hospitalized.
Prostate Cancer, Dehydration

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Tab Dehydration side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): prostate cancer and used Prednisone Tab (dosage: 5-10mg) starting Jun 03, 2011. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Dehydration
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Docetaxel (115 Milligram)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (5 Milligram)
  • Simethicone (80 Milligram)
  • Lenalidomide (20 Milligram)
  • Diltiazem Hcl (10 Milligram)
  • Diltiazem Hcl (30mg-45mg-60mg)
  • Diltiazem Hcl (10 Milligram)
  • Furosemide (20mg-40mg)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prednisone Tab demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dehydration, may still occur.
Dizziness, Oral Candidiasis, Weight Decreased, Dehydration

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 04, 2012 by a Female taking Prednisone (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk) . Location: DENMARK , 78 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: dizziness, oral candidiasis, weight decreased, dehydration. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Cyclophosphamide (1275 Mg, Unk)
  • Vincristine (2 Mg, Unk)
  • Venlafaxine Hydrochloride (75 Mg, Unk)
  • Morphine Sulfate (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Doxorubicin Hcl (85 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Weight Decreased, Dizziness, Dehydration, Oral Candidiasis

This Dehydration problem was reported by a health professional from DENMARK. A 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): b-cell lymphoma,dyspepsia,depression.On Jan 07, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone Tab (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Pantoprazole (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Mirtazapine (15 Mg, Unk)
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Doxorubicin Hcl (88 Mg, Unk)
  • Cyclophosphamide (1350 Mg, Unk)
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Pegfilgrastim (6 Mg, Unk)
  • Tenoretic 100 (Unk Absent, Unk)
When commencing Prednisone Tab, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Weight Decreased
  • Dizziness
  • Dehydration
  • Oral Candidiasis
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 Dehydration, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Dehydration, Prerenal Failure

This is a Prednisone Tab side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from SPAIN. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: multiple myeloma and was treated with Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA) starting Mar 05, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Velcade
  • Melphalan Hydrochloride
  • Revlimid
  • Dexamethasone
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Prerenal Failure
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prednisone Tab could cause Dehydration and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Dehydration, Weight Decreased, Oral Candidiasis

This Dehydration side effect was reported by a physician from DENMARK on May 23, 2012. A female patient from DENMARK , weighting 127.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: dehydration, weight decreased, oral candidiasis. Prednisone dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Vincristine (Last Dsoe On: 23-jan-2012)
  • Filgrastim (Last Dose On-24-jan-2012)
  • Venlafaxine
  • Mabthera
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Nausea, Dehydration, Headache, Decreased Appetite, Hypotension, Back Pain, Hypophysitis

This Dehydration side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 49-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prednisone Tab (dosage: Tablet), which was started on Jan 27, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Vicodin (1 Df = 5-500mg, Q4-6 Hrs)
  • Ipilimumab (30-mar-2012: Last Dose)
When starting to take Prednisone Tab the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Dehydration
  • Headache
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Hypotension
  • Back Pain
  • Hypophysitis
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Dehydration

This Dehydration Prednisone side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on May 18, 2012. A Female , 74 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  • Dehydration
. Prednisone dosage: 100 Mg, Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Doxorubicin Hcl (87 Mg, Unk)
  • Vincristine (2 Mg, Unk)
  • Cyclophosphamide (1310 Mg, Unk)
  • Pegfilgrastim (6 Mg, Unk)
  • Rituximab (700 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Dehydration, Hyperkalaemia, Diabetic Hyperosmolar Coma, Off Label Use, Weight Decreased, Hyperosmolar State, Renal Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, Visual Impairment

This is a Prednisone Tab side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from FRANCE, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prednisone Tab (dosage:NA, start time: Jan 01, 2004), combined with:
  • Prograf (3 Mg, Bid)
  • Prograf (3.5 Mg, Bid)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Dehydration side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Dehydration
  • Hyperkalaemia
  • Diabetic Hyperosmolar Coma
  • Off Label Use
  • Weight Decreased
  • Hyperosmolar State
  • Renal Failure
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Visual Impairment
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prednisone Tab treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Dehydration.
Dehydration, Oral Candidiasis, Weight Decreased

A female patient (weight: NA) from DENMARK with the following symptoms: b-cell lymphoma started Prednisone Tab treatment (dosage: NA) on Feb 14, 2012. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dehydration
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Weight Decreased
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Doxorubicin/doxorubicin Hydrochloride
  • Venlafaxine
  • Pantoprazole
  • Tenoretic 100 (50+ 0.5)
  • Filgrastim
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone Tab side effects, such as Dehydration.
Dyspepsia, Dehydration, Glucose Tolerance Test Abnormal, Pain, Insomnia, Nausea, Vomiting In Pregnancy

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Prednisone Tab on Apr 30, 2012. After Prednisone was administered, patient encountered several Prednisone side effects: dyspepsia, dehydration, glucose tolerance test abnormal, pain, insomnia, nausea, vomiting in pregnancy Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 196.2 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Prednisone Tab dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Influenza Vaccine
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Plaquenil
  • Humira
  • Sulindac
  • Caffeine Citrate (1 Serving Per Day)
Infusion Related Reaction, Dehydration, Body Temperature Increased, Hypotension, Heart Rate Increased

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Tab Dehydration side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from CANADA (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA) starting Apr 05, 2012. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Infusion Related Reaction
  • Dehydration
  • Body Temperature Increased
  • Hypotension
  • Heart Rate Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Insulin
  • Remicade (2nd Loading Dose)
  • Remicade
Although Prednisone Tab demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dehydration, may still occur.
Vomiting, Nausea, Dehydration

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jul 14, 2009 by a male taking Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, weighting 138.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: vomiting, nausea, dehydration. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Zinc (zinc)
  • Iron (iron)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Multivitamins (ascorbic Acid, Ergocalciferol, Folic Acid, Nicotinamide
  • Exelon (1.5 Unk, Bid, Oral)
  • Synthroid
  • Lipitor
The patient was hospitalized.
Dehydration, Dizziness

This Dehydration problem was reported by a physician from DENMARK. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): diffuse large b-cell lymphoma,depression,blood cholesterol increased,inflammation.On Jan 09, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Venlafaxine (75 Mg, Unk)
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg, Unk)
When commencing Prednisone Tab, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Dehydration
  • Dizziness
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 Dehydration, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Hypotension, Dehydration, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Oropharyngeal Pain, Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Mucosal Inflammation, Convulsion, Coma

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: 1950 Mg) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Peg-l-asparaginase (pegaspargase, Oncospar) (4025 Unit)
  • Daunorubicin Hcl (120 Mg)
  • Vincristine Sulfate (6 Mg)
  • Cytarabine (70 Mg)
  • Methotrexate (15 Mg)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Hypotension
  • Dehydration
  • International Normalised Ratio Increased
  • Oropharyngeal Pain
  • Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged
  • Prothrombin Time Prolonged
  • Mucosal Inflammation
  • Convulsion
  • Coma
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Dehydration and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Dehydration, Weight Decreased, Oral Candidiasis

This Dehydration side effect was reported by a physician from DENMARK on Mar 30, 2012. A female patient from DENMARK , weighting 127.9 lb, was treated with Prednisone Tab. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: dehydration, weight decreased, oral candidiasis. Prednisone Tab dosage: Day 7, Cycle 2.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Mirtazapine
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
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Prednisone Dehydration Causes and Reviews


What is Dehydration?

Dehydration is condition caused by the loss of too much fluid from the body. It happens when you are losing more fluids than you are taking in, and your body does not have enough fluids to work properly.

What causes Dehydration?

You can become dehydrated because of

  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating too much
  • Urinating too much, which can happen because of certain medicines and illnesses
  • Fever
  • Not drinking enough
Who is at risk for Dehydration?

Certain people have a higher risk of Dehydration:

  • Older adults. Some people lose their sense of thirst as they age, so they don't drink enough fluids.
  • Infants and young children, who are more likely to have diarrhea or vomiting
  • People with chronic illnesses that cause them to urinate or sweat more often, such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, or kidney problems
  • People who take medicines that cause them to urinate or sweat more
  • People who exercise or work outdoors during hot weather
What are the symptoms of Dehydration?

In adults, the symptoms of Dehydration include

  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Dry mouth
  • Urinating and sweating less than usual
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Dry skin
  • Feeling tired
  • Dizziness

In infants and young children, the symptoms of Dehydration include

  • Dry mouth and tongue
  • Crying without tears
  • No wet diapers for 3 hours or more
  • A high fever
  • Being unusually sleepy or drowsy
  • Irritability
  • Eyes that look sunken

Dehydration can be mild, or it can be severe enough to be life-threatening. Get medical help right away if the symptoms also include

  • Confusion
  • Fainting
  • Lack of urination
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Rapid breathing
  • Shock
How is Dehydration diagnosed?

To make a diagnosis, your health care provider will

  • Do a physical exam
  • Check your vital signs
  • Ask about your symptoms

You may also have

  • Blood tests to check your electrolyte levels, especially potassium and sodium. Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge. They have many important jobs, including helping to keep a balance of fluids in your body.
  • Blood tests to check your kidney function
  • Urine tests to check for Dehydration and its cause
What are the treatments for Dehydration?

The treatment for Dehydration is to replace the fluids and electrolytes that you have lost. For mild cases, you may just need to drink lots of water. If you lost electrolytes, sports drinks may help. There are also oral rehydration solutions for children. You can buy those without a prescription.

Severe cases may be treated with intravenous (IV) fluids with salt in a hospital.

Can Dehydration be prevented?

The key to preventing Dehydration is making sure that you get enough fluids:

  • Drink enough water every day. Each person's needs can be different, so ask your health care provider how much you should be drinking each day.
  • If you are exercising in the heat and losing a lot of minerals in sweat, sports drinks can be helpful
  • Avoid drinks that have sugar and caffeine
  • Drink extra fluids when the weather is hot or when you are sick

Prednisone Dehydration Reviews

Sun, 14 Mar 2010
Female patient 39 taking Prednisone for asthma. Prednisone 20 mg 4 days on and then one day off/one day on for 8 days. Menstrual type bleeding although not during menstrual period. Severe pelvic cramps and urgency of urination. Swollen breasts. Profuse sweating. High blood pressure. High blood sugar. Dehydration. Headache in back of head. Exhaustion and weakness. Patient went to ER and was diagnosed with allergic reaction to Prednisone.
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