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Review: could Prednisone cause Hypothyroidism?

Summary: Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 571 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of prednisone reports

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,604 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Hypothyroidism reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 571 people (0.39%) have Hypothyroidism.

Trend of Hypothyroidism in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Hypothyroidism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypothyroidism7.41%37.04%18.52%0.00%3.70%22.22%11.11%

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Hypothyroidism74.76%25.24%

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypothyroidism0.00%1.41%1.61%1.00%5.62%16.87%21.29%52.21%

Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypothyroidism40.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypothyroidism0.00%66.67%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (126 people, 22.07%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (67 people, 11.73%)
  3. Osteopenia (47 people, 8.23%)
  4. Pain (40 people, 7.01%)
  5. Arthritis (31 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (174 people, 30.47%)
  2. Prednisone tab (153 people, 26.80%)
  3. Zometa (134 people, 23.47%)
  4. Fosamax (132 people, 23.12%)
  5. Aspirin (128 people, 22.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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