Review: could Prednisone cause Molluscum Contagiosum?


Summary

Molluscum contagiosum is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Imuran, and have Depression . We study 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Molluscum contagiosum. Find out below who they are, when they have Molluscum contagiosum and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,218 users)

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum (a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes) has been reported by people with blister, rashes, skin exfoliation, acute kidney failure, itching (latest reports from 298 Molluscum contagiosum patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 20 people (0.01%) have Molluscum Contagiosum


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Molluscum contagiosum?

Gender of people who have Molluscum Contagiosum when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.89 %
  • male: 42.11 %

Age of people who have Molluscum Contagiosum when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 23.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 15.38 %
  • 30-39: 30.77 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Renal Transplant (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Crohn's Disease (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Imuran (8 people, 40.00%)
  • Methotrexate (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Ramipril (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Paxil (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Viral Infection (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Pneumonia (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Major Depression (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Paraesthesia (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Herpes Zoster (5 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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