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Review: could Prednisone cause Pancreatitis?





Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,686 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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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Pancreatitis 31,685 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 971 people (0.66%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis79.84%15.32%0.81%0.00%4.03%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis64.76%35.24%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.22%2.46%11.83%5.80%8.48%20.20%18.19%32.81%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pancreatitis100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (160 people, 16.48%)
  2. Depression (123 people, 12.67%)
  3. Osteoporosis (75 people, 7.72%)
  4. Pain (51 people, 5.25%)
  5. Crohn's disease (40 people, 4.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (255 people, 26.26%)
  2. Methotrexate (199 people, 20.49%)
  3. Humira (127 people, 13.08%)
  4. Aspirin (119 people, 12.26%)
  5. Folic acid (108 people, 11.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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