Prednisone and Peripheral neuropathy - from FDA reports
Peripheral neuropathy is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Peripheral neuropathy 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 Oct, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 443 people (0.18%) have Peripheral neuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Peripheral neuropathy *:
- < 1 month: 23.08 %
- 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
- 6 - 12 months: 23.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 57.31 %
- male: 42.69 %
Age of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.43 %
- 10-19: 2.7 %
- 20-29: 3.24 %
- 30-39: 7.57 %
- 40-49: 21.35 %
- 50-59: 25.68 %
- 60+: 37.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (24 people, 5.42%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (13 people, 2.93%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 1.81%)
- Pain (7 people, 1.58%)
- Diabetes (6 people, 1.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (76 people, 17.16%)
- Folic Acid (57 people, 12.87%)
- Arava (54 people, 12.19%)
- Enbrel (46 people, 10.38%)
- Remicade (43 people, 9.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (110 people, 24.83%)
- Hypoaesthesia (72 people, 16.25%)
- Fatigue (59 people, 13.32%)
- Fever (52 people, 11.74%)
- Joint Pain (51 people, 11.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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