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 225,259 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 28, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,405 people (1.51%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Chills?

Time on Prednisone when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 57.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.49 %
  • 10+ years: 4.49 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.91 %
  • male: 42.09 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 2.76 %
  • 20-29: 5.03 %
  • 30-39: 9.05 %
  • 40-49: 15.54 %
  • 50-59: 24.42 %
  • 60+: 42.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (602 people, 17.68%)
  • Pain (221 people, 6.49%)
  • Crohn's Disease (172 people, 5.05%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (149 people, 4.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (138 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (533 people, 15.65%)
  • Humira (391 people, 11.48%)
  • Folic Acid (370 people, 10.87%)
  • Remicade (330 people, 9.69%)
  • Aspirin (260 people, 7.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (1,739 people, 51.07%)
  • Nausea (890 people, 26.14%)
  • Fatigue (767 people, 22.53%)
  • Weakness (698 people, 20.50%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (657 people, 19.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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