Prednisone and Death - from FDA reports


Summary

Death is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma. This review analyzes which people have Death 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 Jul, 21, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 6,176 people (2.5%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Death?

Time on Prednisone when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 29.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.23 %
  • 10+ years: 2.64 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 45.76 %
  • male: 54.24 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.3 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 2.46 %
  • 30-39: 3.39 %
  • 40-49: 7.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.04 %
  • 60+: 68.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (594 people, 9.62%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (479 people, 7.76%)
  • Prostate Cancer (301 people, 4.87%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (294 people, 4.76%)
  • Preventive Health Care (209 people, 3.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (633 people, 10.25%)
  • Methotrexate (508 people, 8.23%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (474 people, 7.67%)
  • Aspirin (415 people, 6.72%)
  • Folic Acid (396 people, 6.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (499 people, 8.08%)
  • Weakness (490 people, 7.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (419 people, 6.78%)
  • Anaemia (373 people, 6.04%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (361 people, 5.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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