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Review: could Prednisone cause Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing)?

Summary: Flushing 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 Remicade, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 859 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of prednisone reports

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 377,846 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

Trend of Flushing reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 859 people (0.59%) have Flushing.

Trend of Flushing in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing65.57%14.75%3.28%1.64%3.28%11.48%0.00%

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Flushing65.93%34.07%

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%1.05%4.44%7.45%12.94%18.95%17.65%37.52%

Severity of Flushing when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flushing0.00%63.64%36.36%0.00%

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flushing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 14.67%)
  2. Asthma (68 people, 7.92%)
  3. Crohn's disease (60 people, 6.98%)
  4. Hypertension (48 people, 5.59%)
  5. Osteoporosis (45 people, 5.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Remicade (260 people, 30.27%)
  2. Prednisone tab (195 people, 22.70%)
  3. Methotrexate (127 people, 14.78%)
  4. Folic acid (110 people, 12.81%)
  5. Aspirin (106 people, 12.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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