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Review: could Prednisone cause Hypothyroidism?

We study 146,540 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 149,848 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 128,789 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 146,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 571 people (0.39%) have Hypothyroidism. They amount to 0.44% of all the 129,391 people who have Hypothyroidism on eHealthMe.

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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    Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:

    Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions

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    william mcniff on Nov, 20, 2012:

    No one lost muscle tissue/weight during or after the BMT????Really??? I lost 75lbs during and after my BMT. 205 to 130lbs. I have no muscle mass at all.
    It has been over 4 years since my transplant and I still cannot rebuild the lost muscle. This is with
    testosterone shots weight training BCAA Whey protein
    creatine etc etc etc.
    I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.

    Fraud!!!!

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