Review: could Prednisone cause Flushing?
We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 858 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 377,543 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 858 people (0.59%) have Flushing. They amount to 0.23% of all the 377,495 people who have Flushing on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing * :
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Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Flushing when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Flushing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 14.69%)
- Asthma (68 people, 7.93%)
- Crohn's disease (60 people, 6.99%)
- Hypertension (48 people, 5.59%)
- Osteoporosis (45 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Remicade (260 people, 30.30%)
- Prednisone tab (195 people, 22.73%)
- Methotrexate (127 people, 14.80%)
- Folic acid (110 people, 12.82%)
- Aspirin (106 people, 12.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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