Review: could Prednisone cause Lymphocyte Count Decreased?


Lymphocyte count decreased is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 192 have Lymphocyte count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphocyte count decreased and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Lymphocyte Count Decreased

Lymphocyte count decreased (latest reports from 4,754 Lymphocyte count decreased patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 192 people (0.14%) have Lymphocyte Count Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Lymphocyte count decreased?

Time on Prednisone when people have Lymphocyte Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lymphocyte Count Decreased when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 49.21 %
  • male: 50.79 %

Age of people who have Lymphocyte Count Decreased when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.58 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 6.43 %
  • 30-39: 11.7 %
  • 40-49: 12.87 %
  • 50-59: 24.56 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Severity if Lymphocyte Count Decreased when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Lymphocyte Count Decreased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (14 people)
  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Paraesthesia (9 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (25 people)
  • Methotrexate (23 people)
  • Cyclophosphamide (22 people)
  • Omeprazole (21 people)
  • Lasix (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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