Prednisone and Immune system disorder - from FDA reports
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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Immune system disorder 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 Aug, 27, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 409 people (0.17%) have Immune system disorder
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Immune system disorder *:
- < 1 month: 25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Immune system disorder when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 71.86 %
- male: 28.14 %
Age of people who have Immune system disorder when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.96 %
- 10-19: 1.61 %
- 20-29: 4.18 %
- 30-39: 4.82 %
- 40-49: 14.47 %
- 50-59: 28.62 %
- 60+: 45.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 9.29%)
- Pain (34 people, 8.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (25 people, 6.11%)
- Depression (16 people, 3.91%)
- Arthritis (14 people, 3.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (78 people, 19.07%)
- Enbrel (65 people, 15.89%)
- Humira (43 people, 10.51%)
- Folic Acid (39 people, 9.54%)
- Remicade (38 people, 9.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (73 people, 17.85%)
- Weakness (67 people, 16.38%)
- Pain (65 people, 15.89%)
- Malaise (57 people, 13.94%)
- Joint Pain (56 people, 13.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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