Prednisone and Intestinal obstruction - from FDA reports


Summary

Intestinal obstruction is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Intestinal obstruction 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, 30, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,322 people (0.55%) have Intestinal Obstruction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Intestinal obstruction?

Time on Prednisone when people have Intestinal Obstruction *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.22 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Intestinal Obstruction when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.8 %
  • male: 42.2 %

Age of people who have Intestinal Obstruction when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.94 %
  • 10-19: 5.38 %
  • 20-29: 8.3 %
  • 30-39: 11.42 %
  • 40-49: 13.68 %
  • 50-59: 17.83 %
  • 60+: 42.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (382 people, 28.90%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (132 people, 9.98%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (100 people, 7.56%)
  • Pain (94 people, 7.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (92 people, 6.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (329 people, 24.89%)
  • Methotrexate (159 people, 12.03%)
  • Zometa (128 people, 9.68%)
  • Lasix (118 people, 8.93%)
  • Folic Acid (113 people, 8.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain (214 people, 16.19%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (206 people, 15.58%)
  • Nausea (203 people, 15.36%)
  • Pain (188 people, 14.22%)
  • Diarrhea (184 people, 13.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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