Who have Chills with Prednisone?


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 . We study 139,367 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,188 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,601 users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 69,843 Chills patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

139,367 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,188 people (1.57%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Chills?

Time on Prednisone when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 50.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 3.51 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.88 %
  • male: 42.12 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.37 %
  • 10-19: 2.62 %
  • 20-29: 5.03 %
  • 30-39: 10.12 %
  • 40-49: 16.19 %
  • 50-59: 23.38 %
  • 60+: 42.24 %

Severity of Chills **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 22.22 %

How people recovered from Chills **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (357 people, 16.32%)
  • Folic Acid (286 people, 13.07%)
  • Remicade (232 people, 10.60%)
  • Humira (218 people, 9.96%)
  • Zometa (200 people, 9.14%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Prednisone, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (135 people, 6.17%)
  • Crohn's Disease (110 people, 5.03%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fever (1,126 people, 51.46%)
  • Nausea (576 people, 26.33%)
  • Fatigue (492 people, 22.49%)
  • Weakness (449 people, 20.52%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (401 people, 18.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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