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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,079 people (1.24%) 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: 51.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.87 %
  • 10+ years: 6.87 %

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

  • female: 58.49 %
  • male: 41.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.38 %
  • 30-39: 1.37 %
  • 40-49: 5.98 %
  • 50-59: 21.02 %
  • 60+: 70.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (350 people, 11.37%)
  • Pain (258 people, 8.38%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (239 people, 7.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (237 people, 7.70%)
  • Depression (201 people, 6.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (827 people, 26.86%)
  • Lasix (606 people, 19.68%)
  • Albuterol (568 people, 18.45%)
  • Zometa (527 people, 17.12%)
  • Aspirin (496 people, 16.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (987 people, 32.06%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (952 people, 30.92%)
  • Pain (744 people, 24.16%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (665 people, 21.60%)
  • High Blood Pressure (560 people, 18.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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