Review: could Prednisone cause Pancreatitis?
Summary: Pancreatitis could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 971 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 971 people (0.66%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.49% of all the 196,280 people who have Pancreatitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Pancreatitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (160 people, 16.48%)
- Depression (123 people, 12.67%)
- Osteoporosis (75 people, 7.72%)
- Pain (51 people, 5.25%)
- Crohn's disease (40 people, 4.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (255 people, 26.26%)
- Methotrexate (199 people, 20.49%)
- Humira (127 people, 13.08%)
- Aspirin (119 people, 12.26%)
- Folic acid (108 people, 11.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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