Review: could Prednisone cause Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
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 Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,850 have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 49,446 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,850 people (1.26%) have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Time on Prednisone when people have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease||64.67%||7.78%||7.78%||3.59%||8.98%||3.59%||3.59% |
Gender of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease||54.49%||45.51% |
Age of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease||1.02%||0.00%||0.00%||0.13%||0.89%||5.49%||21.33%||71.14% |
Severity of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (339 people, 18.32%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (253 people, 13.68%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (216 people, 11.68%)
- Multiple myeloma (197 people, 10.65%)
- Hypertension (178 people, 9.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (601 people, 32.49%)
- Prednisone tab (577 people, 31.19%)
- Spiriva (546 people, 29.51%)
- Albuterol (534 people, 28.86%)
- Zometa (476 people, 25.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 81-year old woman with COPD. The patient has Lumps In The Breasts
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 38-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Heart Palpitations
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Levaquin for a 56-year old woman with Walking Pneumonia, Pneumonia. The patient has Inflammatory Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Pioglitazone Hydrochloride, Metformin for a 67-year old man with Blood Pressure, Diabetes. The patient has Copd, Diabetes
- A study of drug interactions between Pred Forte, Methotrexate, Prednisone, Remicade for a 29-year old woman with Uveitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Glaucoma, Painful Red Eyes, Pain Inflammation Activated
Recent Prednisone related drug comparison:
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