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 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 846 people (0.34%) have Hypothyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hypothyroidism?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hypothyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 25.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.13 %
  • 10+ years: 12.9 %

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 76.69 %
  • male: 23.31 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.45 %
  • 10-19: 2.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 6.61 %
  • 40-49: 17.58 %
  • 50-59: 22.58 %
  • 60+: 48.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (148 people, 17.49%)
  • Pain (55 people, 6.50%)
  • Osteopenia (54 people, 6.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (52 people, 6.15%)
  • Depression (48 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (221 people, 26.12%)
  • Zometa (152 people, 17.97%)
  • Fosamax (150 people, 17.73%)
  • Aspirin (119 people, 14.07%)
  • Methotrexate (112 people, 13.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (265 people, 31.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (250 people, 29.55%)
  • Fall (231 people, 27.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (228 people, 26.95%)
  • Joint Pain (214 people, 25.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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