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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 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,849 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

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 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 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 48,476 patients)

On Dec, 9, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,849 people (1.26%) have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Trend of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease64.67%7.78%7.78%3.59%8.98%3.59%3.59%

Gender of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease54.52%45.48%

Age of people who have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease1.02%0.00%0.00%0.13%0.89%5.50%21.28%71.18%

Severity of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (339 people, 18.33%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (253 people, 13.68%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (216 people, 11.68%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (197 people, 10.65%)
  5. Hypertension (178 people, 9.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (601 people, 32.50%)
  2. Prednisone tab (577 people, 31.21%)
  3. Spiriva (546 people, 29.53%)
  4. Albuterol (534 people, 28.88%)
  5. Zometa (476 people, 25.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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