Review: could Prednisone cause Bladder Infection?


Summary

Bladder infection is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 139,333 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,086 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,214 users)

Bladder Infection

Bladder infection has been reported by people with fever, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 107,378 Bladder infection patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

139,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,086 people (2.21%) have Bladder Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Bladder infection?

Time on Prednisone when people have Bladder Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 37.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.5 %
  • 10+ years: 2.8 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 75.83 %
  • male: 24.17 %

Age of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 1.99 %
  • 20-29: 5.18 %
  • 30-39: 6.29 %
  • 40-49: 11.78 %
  • 50-59: 19.82 %
  • 60+: 54.26 %

Severity if Bladder Infection when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 11.11 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 22.22 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bladder Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 28.57 %
  • not yet: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (793 people, 25.70%)
  • Osteoporosis (315 people, 10.21%)
  • Pain (278 people, 9.01%)
  • Hypertension (247 people, 8.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (193 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (535 people, 17.34%)
  • Methotrexate (525 people, 17.01%)
  • Humira (432 people, 14.00%)
  • Aspirin (428 people, 13.87%)
  • Zometa (420 people, 13.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (655 people, 21.22%)
  • Anaemia (592 people, 19.18%)
  • Pneumonia (578 people, 18.73%)
  • Anxiety (564 people, 18.28%)
  • Pyrexia (557 people, 18.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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