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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 4,783 people (1.93%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Itching?

Time on Prednisone when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 64.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 2.47 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 72.13 %
  • male: 27.87 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.88 %
  • 10-19: 2.3 %
  • 20-29: 4.99 %
  • 30-39: 9.54 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 23.46 %
  • 60+: 43.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (327 people, 6.84%)
  • Pain (304 people, 6.36%)
  • Crohn's Disease (205 people, 4.29%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (152 people, 3.18%)
  • Osteoporosis (151 people, 3.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (704 people, 14.72%)
  • Methotrexate (643 people, 13.44%)
  • Enbrel (464 people, 9.70%)
  • Folic Acid (444 people, 9.28%)
  • Benadryl (383 people, 8.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (1,674 people, 35.00%)
  • Fatigue (720 people, 15.05%)
  • Pain (709 people, 14.82%)
  • Nausea (682 people, 14.26%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (653 people, 13.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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