Review: could Prednisone cause 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 135,587 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 802 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with paraesthesia, rashes, feeling hot, burning sensation, itching (latest reports from 54,006 Flushing patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

135,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 802 people (0.59%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Flushing?

Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing *:

  • < 1 month: 70.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 65.74 %
  • male: 34.26 %

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 1.07 %
  • 10-19: 5.33 %
  • 20-29: 7.76 %
  • 30-39: 14.0 %
  • 40-49: 18.26 %
  • 50-59: 19.48 %
  • 60+: 33.94 %

Severity if Flushing when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Flushing **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (118 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (63 people)
  • Hypertension (41 people)
  • Asthma (41 people)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (211 people)
  • Methotrexate (113 people)
  • Folic Acid (105 people)
  • Niaspan (81 people)
  • Benadryl (80 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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