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Review: could Prednisone cause Liver function test abnormal?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 960 have Liver function test abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Liver function test abnormal and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,918 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Liver function test abnormal

Liver Function Test Abnormal (latest reports from 120,719 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 960 people (0.65%) have Liver Function Test Abnormal.

Trend of Liver function test abnormal in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Liver function test abnormal * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Liver function test abnormal35.90%15.38%2.56%25.64%8.97%8.97%2.56%

Gender of people who have Liver function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Liver function test abnormal61.44%38.56%

Age of people who have Liver function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Liver function test abnormal0.34%2.03%3.49%3.95%8.12%15.90%20.07%46.11%

Severity of Liver function test abnormal when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Liver function test abnormal20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Liver function test abnormal ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Liver function test abnormal0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (173 people, 18.02%)
  2. Pain (67 people, 6.98%)
  3. Osteoporosis (56 people, 5.83%)
  4. Pulmonary hypertension (51 people, 5.31%)
  5. Depression (44 people, 4.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (260 people, 27.08%)
  2. Methotrexate (178 people, 18.54%)
  3. Aspirin (149 people, 15.52%)
  4. Folic acid (145 people, 15.10%)
  5. Lasix (111 people, 11.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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