Prednisone and Cough - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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, 7,528 people (3.14%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Cough?

Time on Prednisone when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 49.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.26 %
  • 10+ years: 2.07 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.02 %
  • male: 32.98 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 1.12 %
  • 10-19: 2.92 %
  • 20-29: 3.79 %
  • 30-39: 7.81 %
  • 40-49: 13.06 %
  • 50-59: 23.07 %
  • 60+: 47.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,712 people, 22.74%)
  • Asthma (978 people, 12.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (519 people, 6.89%)
  • Pain (464 people, 6.16%)
  • Osteoporosis (335 people, 4.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,274 people, 16.92%)
  • Humira (1,059 people, 14.07%)
  • Folic Acid (777 people, 10.32%)
  • Enbrel (724 people, 9.62%)
  • Singulair (676 people, 8.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (2,322 people, 30.84%)
  • Fever (1,679 people, 22.30%)
  • Fatigue (1,657 people, 22.01%)
  • Nausea (1,222 people, 16.23%)
  • Pain (1,186 people, 15.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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