Could Prednisone cause Flushing - from FDA reports
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 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 1,318 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,635 users)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,567 Flushing patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,318 people (0.59%) have Flushing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing *:
- < 1 month: 64.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.93 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 67.26 %
- male: 32.74 %
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.19 %
- 2-9: 1.24 %
- 10-19: 4.57 %
- 20-29: 6.47 %
- 30-39: 13.42 %
- 40-49: 18.08 %
- 50-59: 20.55 %
- 60+: 35.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (194 people, 14.72%)
- Crohn's Disease (106 people, 8.04%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (80 people, 6.07%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (77 people, 5.84%)
- Asthma (68 people, 5.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Remicade (320 people, 24.28%)
- Methotrexate (183 people, 13.88%)
- Benadryl (161 people, 12.22%)
- Folic Acid (125 people, 9.48%)
- Tylenol (111 people, 8.42%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (279 people, 21.17%)
- Chest Pain (251 people, 19.04%)
- Nausea (248 people, 18.82%)
- Rashes (210 people, 15.93%)
- Infusion Related Reaction (210 people, 15.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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