Prednisone and Flushing - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Flushing with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,390 people (0.58%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Flushing?

Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing *:

  • < 1 month: 63.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.2 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.23 %
  • male: 32.77 %

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 1.18 %
  • 10-19: 4.52 %
  • 20-29: 6.42 %
  • 30-39: 13.02 %
  • 40-49: 18.54 %
  • 50-59: 20.61 %
  • 60+: 35.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (201 people, 14.46%)
  • Crohn's Disease (107 people, 7.70%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (83 people, 5.97%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (78 people, 5.61%)
  • Asthma (74 people, 5.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (326 people, 23.45%)
  • Methotrexate (183 people, 13.17%)
  • Benadryl (170 people, 12.23%)
  • Folic Acid (125 people, 8.99%)
  • Tylenol (118 people, 8.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (298 people, 21.44%)
  • Nausea (269 people, 19.35%)
  • Chest Pain (261 people, 18.78%)
  • Rashes (221 people, 15.90%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (219 people, 15.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Flushing when taking Prednisone?

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 246,143 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 69,846 Flushing patients).

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