Prednisone and Molluscum contagiosum - from FDA reports


Molluscum contagiosum is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 0-1 old also take medication Imuran, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Molluscum contagiosum 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, 23, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 29 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: 60.71 %
  • male: 39.29 %

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

  • 0-1: 25 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 5 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 10 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Rashes (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Kidney Transplant (5 people, 17.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Crohn's Disease (5 people, 17.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (10 people, 34.48%)
  • Imuran (10 people, 34.48%)
  • Ramipril (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Folic Acid (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Bactrim (6 people, 20.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (9 people, 31.03%)
  • Viral Infection (8 people, 27.59%)
  • Lymphopenia (7 people, 24.14%)
  • Herpes Zoster (7 people, 24.14%)
  • Fever (7 people, 24.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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