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Review: could Prednisone cause Molluscum contagiosum?

Summary: Molluscum contagiosum is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also take medication Imuran, and have Depression.

We study 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 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 150,083 Prednisone users)

Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum (a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes) has been reported by people with psoriasis, acne, dermatitis atopic, rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection. (latest reports from 185 Molluscum contagiosum patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 21 people (0.01%) have Molluscum Contagiosum.

Trend of Molluscum contagiosum in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Molluscum contagiosum * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Molluscum contagiosum86.54%13.46%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Molluscum contagiosum29.41%0.00%0.00%35.29%11.76%0.00%11.76%11.76%

Severity of Molluscum contagiosum when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Molluscum contagiosum ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (21 people, 100.00%)
  2. Crohn's disease (21 people, 100.00%)
  3. Contraception (14 people, 66.67%)
  4. Major depression (14 people, 66.67%)
  5. Renal transplant (6 people, 28.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Imuran (21 people, 100.00%)
  2. Folic acid (21 people, 100.00%)
  3. Paxil (21 people, 100.00%)
  4. Asacol (21 people, 100.00%)
  5. Sulfasalazine (21 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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