Prednisone and Macular degeneration - from FDA reports


Summary

Macular degeneration is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Macular degeneration 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 Sep, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 244 people (0.1%) have Macular degeneration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Macular degeneration?

Time on Prednisone when people have Macular degeneration *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 72.92 %
  • male: 27.08 %

Age of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.92 %
  • 20-29: 0.58 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.92 %
  • 50-59: 15.2 %
  • 60+: 78.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people, 15.57%)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people, 15.16%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 8.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 7.79%)
  • Arthritis (19 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (50 people, 20.49%)
  • Aredia (47 people, 19.26%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 16.39%)
  • Methotrexate (36 people, 14.75%)
  • Folic Acid (36 people, 14.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (80 people, 32.79%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (78 people, 31.97%)
  • Cataract (73 people, 29.92%)
  • Nausea (68 people, 27.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (62 people, 25.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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