Review: could Prednisone cause Macular degeneration?
We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Macular degeneration. Find out below who they are, when they have Macular degeneration and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) (latest reports from 32,800 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 164 people (0.11%) have Macular Degeneration. They amount to 0.50% of all the 32,799 people who have Macular Degeneration on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Macular degeneration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Macular degeneration||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Prednisone * :
|Macular degeneration||72.35%||27.65% |
Age of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Prednisone * :
|Macular degeneration||0.00%||0.00%||1.60%||0.00%||0.00%||1.60%||14.40%||82.40% |
Severity of Macular degeneration when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Macular degeneration ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (35 people, 21.34%)
- Multiple myeloma (31 people, 18.90%)
- Arthritis (19 people, 11.59%)
- Inflammation (19 people, 11.59%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 9.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (43 people, 26.22%)
- Prednisone tab (43 people, 26.22%)
- Aredia (42 people, 25.61%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 25.61%)
- Calcium (33 people, 20.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.
matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:
Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!
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