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Review: could Prednisone cause Kidney damage (Injury - kidney and ureter)?

Summary: Kidney damage is reported only by a few people who take Prednisone.

We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney damage and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)

Kidney damage

Kidney damage has been reported by people with high blood pressure, ear examination, chronic pain, slow heart beat, nasal mucosal disorder. (latest reports from 90 Kidney damage patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Kidney Damage.

Trend of Kidney damage in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Kidney damage * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney damage100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Kidney damage when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Kidney damage100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Kidney damage when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney damage0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Kidney damage when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Kidney damage0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Kidney damage ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cardiomyopathy (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol succinate (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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