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Prednisone Fall Side Effects

Prednisone Fall Side Effect Reports


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

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



Femoral Neck Fracture, Fall

This Fall side effect was reported by a health professional from AU. A 73-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prednisone (dosage: NA), which was started on Nov 17, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Methotrexate
  • Folic Acid
  • Oroxine
  • Actonel
  • Orencia (Inter-28nov13?last Infusion Before Fracture To Hip : 17/10/2013)
When starting to take Prednisone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Femoral Neck Fracture
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Ankle Fracture, Fall, Ischaemic Stroke, Contusion, Mental Status Changes, Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma, Lymphoproliferative Disorder

This Fall Prednisone side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Jan 07, 2014. A male , 83 years of age, was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Fall
  • Ischaemic Stroke
  • Contusion
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma
  • Lymphoproliferative Disorder
. Prednisone dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Belatacept
  • Cellcept
The patient was hospitalized.
Arthralgia, Bone Density Decreased, Bone Pain, Fall, Upper Limb Fracture, Night Sweats, Vomiting, Arthritis, Tooth Loss

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 57-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: renal transplant, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:NA, start time: 1984), combined with:
  • Prednisone Tablets Usp 5 Mg
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Arthralgia
  • Bone Density Decreased
  • Bone Pain
  • Fall
  • Upper Limb Fracture
  • Night Sweats
  • Vomiting
  • Arthritis
  • Tooth Loss
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 renal transplant, resulting in Fall.

Abdominal Pain Lower, Vomiting, Fall, Clostridium Difficile Colitis

A 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: segmented hyalinising vasculitis started Prednisone treatment (dosage: NA) on May 19, 2013. Soon after starting Prednisone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Abdominal Pain Lower
  • Vomiting
  • Fall
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
. 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 Fall.
Fall, Asthenia, Urinary Tract Infection

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Prednisone on Mar 04, 2013. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: fall, asthenia, urinary tract infection Additional patient health information: Female , 81 years of age, weighting 112.4 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prednisone dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Melphalan
The patient was hospitalized.
Rhabdomyolysis, Hypokalaemia, Dysstasia, Fall

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Tablets Usp 5mg (no Pref. Name) Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 52-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): cough,wheezing,upper respiratory tract infection,sinusitis and used Prednisone Tablets Usp 5mg (no Pref. Name) (dosage: NA) starting Sep 22, 2012. Soon after starting Prednisone Tablets Usp 5mg (no Pref. Name) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Dysstasia
  • Fall
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Prednisone Tablets Usp 5mg (no Pref. Name) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Arthralgia, Pain, Fall, Agitation, Hypoxia, Pulmonary Embolism, Delirium, Psychotic Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Sep 20, 2012 by a Female taking Prednisone (dosage: 10 Mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 68 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: arthralgia, pain, fall, agitation, hypoxia, pulmonary embolism, delirium, psychotic disorder. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Infusion Related Reaction, Fall, Joint Injury

This Fall problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 54-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Aug 09, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lisionpril
  • Krystexxa (8 Mg;qom;iv)
  • Colcrys
  • Lipitor
  • Metformin Hydrochloride
  • Allopurinol
When commencing Prednisone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Infusion Related Reaction
  • Fall
  • Joint Injury
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Delirium, Confusional State, Hallucination, Fall

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 84-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: upper respiratory tract infection and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: NA) starting Mar 13, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Delirium
  • Confusional State
  • Hallucination
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Fall and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Fall, Tremor, Convulsion, Palpitations, Urinary Tract Infection, Nervousness

This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on May 30, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, was treated with Prednisone Tab. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: fall, tremor, convulsion, palpitations, urinary tract infection, nervousness. Prednisone Tab dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
Haemorrhage Intracranial, Joint Injury, Fall, Skin Discolouration, Head Injury, Laceration, Pain

This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Prednisone (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Prednisone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Joint Injury
  • Fall
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Head Injury
  • Laceration
  • Pain
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Visual Impairment, Fall, Femoral Neck Fracture, Pain In Extremity

This Fall Prednisone side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on May 04, 2012. A Female , weighting 106.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Visual Impairment
  • Fall
  • Femoral Neck Fracture
  • Pain In Extremity
. Prednisone dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Forteo
  • Methotrexate
  • Fosamax
  • Forteo
  • Calcium W/vitamin D Nos
  • Folic Acid
The patient was hospitalized.
Influenza Like Illness, Pain, Pelvic Fracture, Fall, Asthenia, Paralysis, Spinal Fracture, Injection Site Haematoma

This is a Prednisone Tab side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prednisone Tab (dosage:NA, start time: Feb 01, 2012), combined with:
  • Norvasc
  • Analgesics
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Plaquenil
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Influenza Like Illness
  • Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Fall
  • Asthenia
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Injection Site Haematoma
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 Tab treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Fall.
Pelvic Fracture, Fall

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: crohn's disease,breakthrough pain started Prednisone Tab treatment (dosage: 10 Mg) on NS. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Fall
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Nucynta (Unk)
  • Fentanyl-100 (100 Mcg/hr Q 72hr)
  • Fentanyl-100 (2- 100 Mcg/hr Patches Q3 Days)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone Tab side effects, such as Fall.
Eye Disorder, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Spinal Fracture, Fall, Hyperglycaemia, Strabismus, Otitis Media Acute, Pilonidal Cyst, Tinea Versicolour

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Prednisone on Apr 23, 2012. After Prednisone was administered, patient encountered several Prednisone side effects: eye disorder, low turnover osteopathy, spinal fracture, fall, hyperglycaemia, strabismus, otitis media acute, pilonidal cyst, tinea versicolour Additional patient health information: male , 28 years of age, weighting 277.8 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Prednisone dosage: Varied From 5 Mg To 20 Mg Tablets. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Fosamax
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Bunion, Inadequate Diet, Muscular Weakness, Fall, Duodenal Stenosis, Depression, Joint Surgery, Hypovitaminosis, Neuropathy Peripheral

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 59-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Prednisone (dosage: NA) starting Jun 01, 2008. Soon after starting Prednisone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Bunion
  • Inadequate Diet
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Fall
  • Duodenal Stenosis
  • Depression
  • Joint Surgery
  • Hypovitaminosis
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Remicade
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Ms Contin
  • Fosamax
  • Remicade
  • Darvocet-n 50
  • Methotrexate Sodium
  • Remicade
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prednisone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Phlebitis Infective, Fall

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Apr 11, 2012 by a male taking Prednisone Tab (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: CANADA , 53 years of age, weighting 190.5 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: phlebitis infective, fall. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ondansetron
  • Senokot /unk/
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Cabazitaxel
  • Metoclopramide
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Oxazepam
  • Lactulose
The patient was hospitalized.
Cardiac Failure, Diarrhoea, Fall, Anaemia, Cardiac Arrest, Lethargy, Hypotension, Neutropenic Sepsis, Excoriation

This Fall problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 74-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Feb 09, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Levofloxacin
  • Prevacid
  • Tamsulosin Hcl
  • Lasix
  • Matulane
  • Spironolactone
  • Coreg
  • Klor-con
When commencing Prednisone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fall
  • Anaemia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Lethargy
  • Hypotension
  • Neutropenic Sepsis
  • Excoriation
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 Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Tibia Fracture, Fall

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CZECH REPUBLIC. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: Unk) starting Aug 20, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Forteo (Unk)
  • Vigantol
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Fall
This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Fall and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Bursitis, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Foot Fracture, Fall, Abdominal Discomfort, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Nausea, Head Injury

This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Mar 07, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 123.9 lb, was treated with Prednisone. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: bursitis, cerebral haemorrhage, foot fracture, fall, abdominal discomfort, musculoskeletal discomfort, nausea, head injury. Prednisone dosage: 3 Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Coumadin
  • Nexium (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Femara
  • Metoprolol Succinate
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
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Prednisone Fall Causes and Reviews


Falls can be dangerous at any age. Babies and young children can get hurt Falling off furniture or down the stairs. Older children may Fall off playground equipment. For elderly people, Falls can be especially serious. They are at higher risk of Falling. They are also more likely to break a bone when they Fall, especially if they have osteoporosis. A broken bone, especially when it is a hip, may even lead to disability and a loss of independence for the elderly.

Some common causes of Falls include

  • Balance problems
  • Some medicines, which can make you feel dizzy, confused, or slow
  • Vision problems
  • Alcohol, which can affect your balance and reflexes
  • Muscle weakness, especially in your legs, which can make it harder for you to get up from a chair or keep your balance when walking on an uneven surface.
  • Certain illnesses, such as low blood pressure, diabetes, and neuropathy
  • Slow reflexes, which make it hard to keep your balance or move out of the way of a hazard
  • Tripping or slipping due to loss of footing or traction

At any age, people can make changes to lower their risk of Falling. It important to take care of your health, including getting regular eye exams. Regular exercise may lower your risk of Falls by strengthening your muscles, improving your balance, and keeping your bones strong. And you can look for ways to make your house safer. For example, you can get rid of tripping hazards and make sure that you have rails on the stairs and in the bath. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do Fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

NIH: National Institute on Aging


Prednisone Fall 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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