Review: could Prednisone cause Bladder infection?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 3,298 have Bladder infection. See who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Bladder infection (latest reports from 438,727 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 146,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,298 people (2.25%) have Bladder Infection.
Time on Prednisone when people have Bladder infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder infection||49.41%||23.92%||12.55%||3.92%||6.27%||2.35%||1.57% |
Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Prednisone * :
|Bladder infection||73.19%||26.81% |
Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Prednisone * :
|Bladder infection||0.15%||0.54%||1.73%||6.46%||6.37%||11.28%||20.02%||53.47% |
Severity of Bladder infection when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder infection||12.50%||75.00%||12.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (891 people, 27.02%)
- Osteoporosis (396 people, 12.01%)
- Pain (384 people, 11.64%)
- Multiple myeloma (280 people, 8.49%)
- Hypertension (254 people, 7.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,042 people, 31.59%)
- Aspirin (774 people, 23.47%)
- Folic acid (671 people, 20.35%)
- Methotrexate (598 people, 18.13%)
- Humira (597 people, 18.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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