Review: could Prednisone cause Molluscum Contagiosum?


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 139,343 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,563 users)

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum (a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes) has been reported by people with psoriasis, crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, dermatitis atopic (latest reports from 306 Molluscum contagiosum patients).

On Oct, 14, 2016

139,343 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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