Prednisone and Benign prostatic hyperplasia - from FDA reports


Summary

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Benign prostatic hyperplasia with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 295 people (0.12%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.43 %
  • 40-49: 3.45 %
  • 50-59: 25.86 %
  • 60+: 69.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (55 people, 18.64%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people, 12.88%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (32 people, 10.85%)
  • Bone Loss (29 people, 9.83%)
  • Nausea (18 people, 6.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (135 people, 45.76%)
  • Aspirin (102 people, 34.58%)
  • Aredia (86 people, 29.15%)
  • Coumadin (82 people, 27.80%)
  • Celebrex (66 people, 22.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (150 people, 50.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (140 people, 47.46%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (115 people, 38.98%)
  • Depression (104 people, 35.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (103 people, 34.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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