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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Flushing with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,426 people (0.58%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Flushing?

Time on Prednisone when people have Flushing *:

  • < 1 month: 65.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.99 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.46 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 67.62 %
  • male: 32.38 %

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 1.14 %
  • 10-19: 4.4 %
  • 20-29: 6.33 %
  • 30-39: 12.93 %
  • 40-49: 18.56 %
  • 50-59: 20.76 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (90 people, 6.31%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (80 people, 5.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (69 people, 4.84%)
  • Osteoporosis (57 people, 4.00%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (50 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (327 people, 22.93%)
  • Methotrexate (183 people, 12.83%)
  • Benadryl (173 people, 12.13%)
  • Folic Acid (125 people, 8.77%)
  • Tylenol (122 people, 8.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (278 people, 19.50%)
  • Chest Pain (264 people, 18.51%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (221 people, 15.50%)
  • Headache (208 people, 14.59%)
  • Itching (205 people, 14.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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