Prednisone and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 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 Spiriva, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 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 Apr, 29, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,998 people (1.25%) have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Time on Prednisone when people have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 53.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 6.62 %

Gender of people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.97 %
  • male: 42.03 %

Age of people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.18 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 1.36 %
  • 40-49: 6.07 %
  • 50-59: 21.07 %
  • 60+: 70.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (369 people, 12.31%)
  • Osteoporosis (348 people, 11.61%)
  • Pain (250 people, 8.34%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (239 people, 7.97%)
  • Asthma (233 people, 7.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (802 people, 26.75%)
  • Lasix (596 people, 19.88%)
  • Albuterol (568 people, 18.95%)
  • Zometa (525 people, 17.51%)
  • Aspirin (496 people, 16.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (970 people, 32.35%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (929 people, 30.99%)
  • Pain (739 people, 24.65%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (660 people, 22.01%)
  • Back Pain (555 people, 18.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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