Prednisone and Chills - from FDA reports


Summary

Chills 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Chills 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 Mar, 31, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,572 people (1.49%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Chills?

Time on Prednisone when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 56.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.19 %
  • 10+ years: 4.12 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 58.39 %
  • male: 41.61 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 2.76 %
  • 20-29: 4.9 %
  • 30-39: 8.8 %
  • 40-49: 15.58 %
  • 50-59: 24.19 %
  • 60+: 43.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (649 people, 18.17%)
  • Pain (234 people, 6.55%)
  • Crohn's Disease (180 people, 5.04%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (154 people, 4.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (147 people, 4.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (533 people, 14.92%)
  • Humira (408 people, 11.42%)
  • Folic Acid (370 people, 10.36%)
  • Remicade (338 people, 9.46%)
  • Enbrel (268 people, 7.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (1,825 people, 51.09%)
  • Nausea (945 people, 26.46%)
  • Fatigue (811 people, 22.70%)
  • Weakness (737 people, 20.63%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (693 people, 19.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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