Prednisone and Fibroids - from FDA reports


Summary

Fibroids is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Fibroids with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 225,254 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 25, 2017

225,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 50 people (0.02%) have Fibroids


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Fibroids?

Time on Prednisone when people have Fibroids *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 94 %
  • male: 6 %

Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 2.5 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.0 %
  • 30-39: 27.5 %
  • 40-49: 40.0 %
  • 50-59: 15.0 %
  • 60+: 10.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (18 people, 36.00%)
  • Pain (5 people, 10.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Diabetes (3 people, 6.00%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (14 people, 28.00%)
  • Humira (11 people, 22.00%)
  • Folic Acid (11 people, 22.00%)
  • Remicade (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Ibuprofen (5 people, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Weakness (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Muscle Aches (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Ovarian Cysts (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Fever (5 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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