Prednisone and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching 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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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, 29, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,608 people (1.92%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Itching?

Time on Prednisone when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 66.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.55 %
  • 10+ years: 2.37 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 71.96 %
  • male: 28.04 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.91 %
  • 10-19: 2.36 %
  • 20-29: 5.12 %
  • 30-39: 9.52 %
  • 40-49: 15.69 %
  • 50-59: 23.52 %
  • 60+: 42.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,087 people, 23.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (318 people, 6.90%)
  • Asthma (300 people, 6.51%)
  • Pain (290 people, 6.29%)
  • Crohn's Disease (200 people, 4.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (688 people, 14.93%)
  • Methotrexate (643 people, 13.95%)
  • Folic Acid (444 people, 9.64%)
  • Enbrel (442 people, 9.59%)
  • Benadryl (375 people, 8.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (1,608 people, 34.90%)
  • Pain (691 people, 15.00%)
  • Fatigue (688 people, 14.93%)
  • Nausea (658 people, 14.28%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (625 people, 13.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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