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Review: could Prednisone cause Hepatitis b positive?

Summary: Hepatitis b positive could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Levothyroxine sodium, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Hepatitis b positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis b positive and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5 people (0.00%) have Hepatitis B Positive. They amount to 2.63% of all the 190 people who have Hepatitis B Positive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hepatitis b positive in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Hepatitis b positive * :

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Gender of people who have Hepatitis b positive when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Hepatitis b positive100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hepatitis b positive when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatitis b positive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%80.00%

Severity of Hepatitis b positive when taking Prednisone ** :

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How people recovered from Hepatitis b positive ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Orencia (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Diltiazem hcl (4 people, 80.00%)
  4. Ultram (4 people, 80.00%)
  5. Dyazide (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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