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Review: could Prednisone cause Cough?

Summary: Cough 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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,212 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,066 Prednisone users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,650 Cough patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 146,707 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,212 people (2.87%) have Cough.

Trend of Cough in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough34.36%28.49%8.10%20.11%1.40%5.87%1.68%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Cough66.36%33.64%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.17%1.35%2.90%3.26%8.54%12.91%26.72%44.14%

Severity of Cough when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough15.38%53.85%30.77%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (868 people, 20.61%)
  2. Osteoporosis (532 people, 12.63%)
  3. Asthma (404 people, 9.59%)
  4. Pain (308 people, 7.31%)
  5. Hypertension (272 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,176 people, 27.92%)
  2. Methotrexate (873 people, 20.73%)
  3. Folic acid (737 people, 17.50%)
  4. Humira (710 people, 16.86%)
  5. Aspirin (635 people, 15.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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