Prednisone and Death - from FDA reports
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 Sep, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 6,124 people (2.48%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 30.23 %
- 1 - 6 months: 39.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.23 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.2 %
- 10+ years: 2.62 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 45.74 %
- male: 54.26 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.23 %
- 2-9: 0.28 %
- 10-19: 1.25 %
- 20-29: 2.49 %
- 30-39: 3.31 %
- 40-49: 7.68 %
- 50-59: 16.07 %
- 60+: 68.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (594 people, 9.70%)
- Multiple Myeloma (479 people, 7.82%)
- Prostate Cancer (301 people, 4.92%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (294 people, 4.80%)
- Pain (222 people, 3.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (628 people, 10.25%)
- Methotrexate (500 people, 8.16%)
- Cyclophosphamide (472 people, 7.71%)
- Aspirin (415 people, 6.78%)
- Folic Acid (392 people, 6.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (541 people, 8.83%)
- Pain (535 people, 8.74%)
- Fatigue (499 people, 8.15%)
- Weakness (490 people, 8.00%)
- Pneumonia (475 people, 7.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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