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Prednisone Hyperglycaemia Side Effects

Prednisone Hyperglycaemia Side Effect Reports


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

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



Hyperglycaemia, Insomnia, Weight Increased, Vertigo

This Hyperglycaemia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 59-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: interstitial lung disease. The patient was prescribed Prednisone (dosage: 40 Mg), which was started on Dec 27, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Prednisone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Insomnia
  • Weight Increased
  • Vertigo
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Pneumatosis Intestinalis, Gastrointestinal Mucosal Disorder, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Tenderness, Headache, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperglycaemia

This Hyperglycaemia Prednisone side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Feb 03, 2014. A male , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pneumatosis Intestinalis
  • Gastrointestinal Mucosal Disorder
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Tenderness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hyperglycaemia
. Prednisone dosage: 40 Mg, Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Adams-stokes Syndrome, Bradycardia, Hyperglycaemia

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) from PL, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:0.5 Mg/bw, start time: 200509), combined with:
  • Dexamethasone (40 Mg, Daily)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Hyperglycaemia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Adams-stokes Syndrome
  • Bradycardia
  • Hyperglycaemia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prednisone treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Hyperglycaemia.

Hypopituitarism, Hyperglycaemia

A 72-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Prednisone Tab treatment (dosage: NA) on Nov 05, 2011. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyperglycaemia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yervoy
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone Tab side effects, such as Hyperglycaemia.
Diabetes Mellitus, Treatment Noncompliance, Hyperglycaemia

A patient from SPAIN was prescribed and started Prednisone Tab on May 30, 2012. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: diabetes mellitus, treatment noncompliance, hyperglycaemia Additional patient health information: male , 77 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prednisone Tab dosage: 30+5 Mg/day. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Blood Triglycerides Increased, Hyperglycaemia, Pancreatitis

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Tab Hyperglycaemia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 38-year-old female patient from FRANCE (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): prophylaxis against transplant rejection and used Prednisone Tab (dosage: Unk) starting Jan 01, 2005. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Pancreatitis
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Cacit Vitamine D3 (Unk)
  • Potassium Chloride (Unk)
  • Nexium (Unk)
  • Myfortic (360 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Tacrolimus (Unk)
  • Digoxin (Unk)
  • Atarax (Unk)
  • Fluconazole (200 Mg, 2x/day)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prednisone Tab demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hyperglycaemia, may still occur.
Kidney Infection, Colitis Ulcerative, Gastric Infection, Haemorrhage, Hyperglycaemia, Swelling, Viral Infection, Pancreatitis, Off Label Use

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Apr 20, 2012 by a Female taking Prednisone (dosage: 5 Mg Once A Day For Another 3 Days) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 140.1 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: kidney infection, colitis ulcerative, gastric infection, haemorrhage, hyperglycaemia, swelling, viral infection, pancreatitis, off label use. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Eye Disorder, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Spinal Fracture, Fall, Hyperglycaemia, Strabismus, Otitis Media Acute, Pilonidal Cyst, Tinea Versicolour

This Hyperglycaemia problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 28-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jun 01, 2006 a consumer started treatment with Prednisone (dosage: Varied From 5 Mg To 20 Mg Tablets). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Fosamax
When commencing Prednisone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Eye Disorder
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Fall
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Strabismus
  • Otitis Media Acute
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Tinea Versicolour
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Hyperglycaemia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Depression, Hyperglycaemia, Spinal Fracture, Cataract, Femur Fracture, Otitis Externa, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Eyelid Ptosis, Hypertension

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 28-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: Varied From 5 Mg To 20 Mg Tablets) starting Jan 01, 2002. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Cataract
  • Femur Fracture
  • Otitis Externa
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy
  • Eyelid Ptosis
  • Hypertension
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Hyperglycaemia and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Pruritus Genital, Hyperglycaemia, Varicophlebitis, Acne, Influenza

This Hyperglycaemia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from BRAZIL on Mar 16, 2012. A female patient from BRAZIL , 57 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prednisone Tab. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prednisone side effects: pruritus genital, hyperglycaemia, varicophlebitis, acne, influenza. Prednisone Tab dosage: 10 Mg, 1x/day.
Associated medications used:
  • Diamicron (Three Tablets Daily)
  • Metformin Hcl (800 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, 1x/week)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, 1x/week)
  • Corus (One At Night)
  • Diosmin (Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone Tab.
Hyperglycaemia

This Hyperglycaemia side effect was reported by a physician from FRANCE. A 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prednisone (dosage: NA), which was started on Dec 02, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Vemurafenib
When starting to take Prednisone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hyperglycaemia
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
Mental Status Changes, Septic Shock, Vomiting, Fungal Abscess Central Nervous System, Respiratory Failure, Nausea, Convulsion, Hyperglycaemia, Dehydration

This Hyperglycaemia Prednisone Tab side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 09, 2012. A Female , weighting 114.6 lb, was treated with Prednisone Tab. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Septic Shock
  • Vomiting
  • Fungal Abscess Central Nervous System
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Nausea
  • Convulsion
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Dehydration
. Prednisone Tab dosage: 20 Mg, Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Prograf (2 Mg, Bid)
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Nausea, Hyperglycaemia, Vomiting

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a 47-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: migraine, who was treated with Prednisone (dosage:40 Mg Every Day Po, start time: Sep 08, 2011), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Hyperglycaemia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Nausea
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Vomiting
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 migraine, resulting in Hyperglycaemia.
Haemolytic Anaemia, Methaemoglobinaemia, Angioedema, Convulsion, Hyperglycaemia, Mood Altered, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Myopathy

A 19-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CANADA with the following symptoms: NA started Prednisone Tab treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Prednisone Tab treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Haemolytic Anaemia
  • Methaemoglobinaemia
  • Angioedema
  • Convulsion
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Mood Altered
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
  • Myopathy
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Hydroxychloroquine (400 Milligram;)
  • Methylprednisolone (375 Milligram;)
  • Dapsone
  • Methylprednisolone (240 Milligram;)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prednisone Tab side effects, such as Hyperglycaemia.
Fluid Retention, Melaena, Growth Retardation, Cushingoid, Hyperglycaemia

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Prednisone Tab on Nov 10, 2011. After Prednisone was administered, patient encountered several Prednisone side effects: fluid retention, melaena, growth retardation, cushingoid, hyperglycaemia Additional patient health information: Female , child 9 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prednisone Tab dosage: 160 Mg Daily. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Hyperglycaemia, Fatigue, Blood Urea Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased

This report suggests a potential Prednisone Hyperglycaemia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 71-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Prednisone (dosage: 10 Mg Other Po) starting Apr 22, 2011. Soon after starting Prednisone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Fatigue
  • Blood Urea Increased
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Prednisone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hyperglycaemia, may still occur.
Hyperglycaemia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Urea Increased, Toxicity To Various Agents, Blood Potassium Increased

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Apr 25, 2011 by a Female taking Prednisone (dosage: 15mg-daily-oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: hyperglycaemia, blood creatinine increased, blood urea increased, toxicity to various agents, blood potassium increased. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole (Daily)
Blood Phosphorus Increased, Hyperglycaemia, Loss Of Consciousness, Syncope, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Convulsion, Dysmenorrhoea, Anxiety, Head Injury

This Hyperglycaemia problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Prednisone (dosage: 1620 Mg). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Oncaspar (3234 Mg)
  • Vincristine Sulfate (6mg)
  • Methotrexate (30 Mg)
  • Cytarabine (70mg)
  • Daunorubicin Hcl (114 Mg)
When commencing Prednisone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Blood Phosphorus Increased
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Syncope
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Convulsion
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Anxiety
  • Head Injury
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 Hyperglycaemia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Oedema Peripheral, Hyperglycaemia, Renal Failure

This is a Prednisone side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from SPAIN. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prednisone (dosage: 10 Mg, Qd) starting Oct 28, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Dormicum (2 Df, Qd)
  • Paracetamol (Unk, Prn)
  • Glucosamina (1 Df, Every 8 Hrs)
  • Atorvastatina (Unk, Qd)
  • Furosemida /00032601/ (1 Df, Qd)
  • Repaglinide (Unk, Qd)
  • Alprazolam (Unk, Qd)
  • Allopurinol (Unk, Qd)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Renal Failure
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prednisone could cause Hyperglycaemia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hyperglycaemia

This Hyperglycaemia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Mar 24, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 64.60 lb, was treated with Prednisone. Patient felt the following Prednisone side effects: hyperglycaemia. Prednisone dosage: 1822 Mg.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Vincristine Sulfate (6.4 Mg)
  • Peg-l-asparaginase (pegaspargase Oncospar) (2675 Iu)
  • Methotrexate (30 Mg)
  • Cytarabine (70 Mg)
  • Daunorubicin (108 Mg)
These side effects may potentially be related to Prednisone.
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Prednisone Hyperglycaemia Causes and Reviews


Hyperglycemia means high blood sugar or glucose. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that moves glucose into your cells to give them energy. Hyperglycemia happens when your body doesn't make enough insulin or can't use it the right way.

People with diabetes can get hyperglycemia from not eating the right foods or not taking medicines correctly. Other problems that can raise blood sugar include infections, certain medicines, hormone imbalances, or severe illnesses.


Prednisone Hyperglycaemia 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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