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 146,827 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,732 Hypothyroidism patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 571 people (0.39%) have Hypothyroidism.
Time on Prednisone when people have Hypothyroidism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (126 people, 22.07%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (67 people, 11.73%)
- Osteopenia (47 people, 8.23%)
- Pain (40 people, 7.01%)
- Arthritis (31 people, 5.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (174 people, 30.47%)
- Prednisone tab (153 people, 26.80%)
- Zometa (134 people, 23.47%)
- Fosamax (132 people, 23.12%)
- Aspirin (128 people, 22.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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