Prednisone and Immune system disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Immune system disorder is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 323 have Immune system disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Immune system disorder and more.

What to expect?

If you take Prednisone and have Immune system disorder, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Prednisone and have Immune system disorder

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,666 users)

Immune System Disorder

Immune system disorder has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,857 Immune system disorder patients).

On Feb, 15, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 323 people (0.14%) have Immune System Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Immune system disorder?

Time on Prednisone when people have Immune System Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 21.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Immune System Disorder when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 69.87 %
  • male: 30.13 %

Age of people who have Immune System Disorder when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.84 %
  • 10-19: 1.68 %
  • 20-29: 4.2 %
  • 30-39: 5.04 %
  • 40-49: 15.55 %
  • 50-59: 27.31 %
  • 60+: 45.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (112 people, 34.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (38 people, 11.76%)
  • Pain (30 people, 9.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 7.12%)
  • Asthma (21 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (65 people, 20.12%)
  • Enbrel (46 people, 14.24%)
  • Humira (39 people, 12.07%)
  • Fosamax (35 people, 10.84%)
  • Folic Acid (32 people, 9.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (56 people, 17.34%)
  • Fatigue (56 people, 17.34%)
  • Joint Pain (51 people, 15.79%)
  • Pain (49 people, 15.17%)
  • Malaise (46 people, 14.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Immune system disorder when taking Prednisone?

Browse all side effects of Prednisone

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Immune system disorder

Immune system disorder

Could your condition cause Immune system disorder

Immune system disorder

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Prednisone, Immune system disorder

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Prednisone, Immune system disorder