Review: could Prednisone cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?
Summary: Petechiae is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 315 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone users)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 6,482 Petechiae patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 315 people (0.21%) have Petechiae.
Time on Prednisone when people have Petechiae * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Petechiae when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Petechiae ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (55 people, 17.46%)
- Renal transplant (28 people, 8.89%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 5.40%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 5.08%)
- Pain (14 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (64 people, 20.32%)
- Nplate (57 people, 18.10%)
- Aspirin (52 people, 16.51%)
- Folic acid (38 people, 12.06%)
- Lasix (32 people, 10.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Myfortic, Prograf for a 59-year old woman with Transplant - Kidney, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Weight Gain, Blood Creatinine Increased
- A study of side effects of Duloxetine Hydrochloride for a 58-year old man with Chronic Pain. The patient has Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Nicorette, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Adderall 10, Adderall Xr 25, Crestor, Pristiq for a 59-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Stop Smoking, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Depression. The patient has Pain - Tooth Or Teeth
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 40-year old woman with Tinnitus. The patient has Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
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