Prednisone and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Hypothyroidism with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 827 people (0.35%) have Hypothyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hypothyroidism?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hypothyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.86 %
  • 10+ years: 10.71 %

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 76.6 %
  • male: 23.4 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.48 %
  • 10-19: 2.13 %
  • 20-29: 1.48 %
  • 30-39: 6.56 %
  • 40-49: 17.38 %
  • 50-59: 22.79 %
  • 60+: 48.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (148 people, 17.90%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (110 people, 13.30%)
  • Pain (54 people, 6.53%)
  • Osteopenia (54 people, 6.53%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (52 people, 6.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (217 people, 26.24%)
  • Zometa (152 people, 18.38%)
  • Fosamax (149 people, 18.02%)
  • Aspirin (119 people, 14.39%)
  • Methotrexate (112 people, 13.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (260 people, 31.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (247 people, 29.87%)
  • Fall (229 people, 27.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (224 people, 27.09%)
  • Joint Pain (213 people, 25.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prednisone

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Hypothyroidism

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, hypothyroidism, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 82,710 Hypothyroidism patients).

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