Prednisone side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Prednisone side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Prednisone. The review is based on 247,566 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 254,076 users)

On Oct, 22, 2017

247,566 people who take Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • osteonecrosis
  • sepsis
1 - 6 months:
  • anaemia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
6 - 12 months:
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • anaemia
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • sepsis
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • alopecia
1 - 2 years:
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • osteonecrosis
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • atrial fibrillation
2 - 5 years:
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • osteonecrosis
  • abdominal pain
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • cerebrovascular accident
5 - 10 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
10+ years:
  • abdominal pain
  • death
  • anxiety
  • decreased appetite
  • arthralgia
  • aseptic necrosis bone
  • crohn's disease
  • leukopenia
  • osteonecrosis
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
not specified:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • diarrhoea
  • cough

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • alopecia
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • death
  • cough
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • death
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • diarrhoea

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • anaemia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • premature baby
  • atrial septal defect
  • abdominal distension
  • anaemia neonatal
  • cleft palate
2-9:
  • abdominal pain
  • crohn's disease
  • colitis ulcerative
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • blood creatinine increased
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • abdominal distension
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • anaphylactic reaction
10-19:
  • crohn's disease
  • abdominal pain
  • colitis ulcerative
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • blood creatinine increased
  • anaemia
  • injection site pain
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • abdominal pain upper
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • crohn's disease
  • injection site pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abortion spontaneous
  • anaemia
  • abdominal pain upper
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • injection site pain
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • crohn's disease
  • anaemia
  • abortion spontaneous
40-49:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • alopecia
  • injection site pain
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • alopecia
  • dyspnoea
  • cough
  • death
  • abdominal pain upper
60+:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • death
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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