Prednisone and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea 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 Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea 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, 19, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 11,324 people (4.58%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Diarrhea?

Time on Prednisone when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 46.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.68 %
  • 10+ years: 2.35 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 63.52 %
  • male: 36.48 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 1.09 %
  • 10-19: 3.11 %
  • 20-29: 5.43 %
  • 30-39: 7.82 %
  • 40-49: 13.11 %
  • 50-59: 22.68 %
  • 60+: 46.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (1,194 people, 10.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (924 people, 8.16%)
  • Pain (855 people, 7.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (547 people, 4.83%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (532 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,746 people, 15.42%)
  • Methotrexate (1,275 people, 11.26%)
  • Lasix (930 people, 8.21%)
  • Folic Acid (905 people, 7.99%)
  • Aspirin (827 people, 7.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (3,348 people, 29.57%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (2,949 people, 26.04%)
  • Fatigue (2,427 people, 21.43%)
  • Fever (1,963 people, 17.33%)
  • Weakness (1,876 people, 16.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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