Prednisone and Petechiae - from FDA reports


Summary

Petechiae 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 Nplate, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. This review analyzes which people have Petechiae with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 225,254 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 24, 2017

225,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 410 people (0.18%) have Petechiae


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Petechiae?

Time on Prednisone when people have Petechiae *:

  • < 1 month: 65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 53.61 %
  • male: 46.39 %

Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 2.58 %
  • 2-9: 1.43 %
  • 10-19: 7.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.3 %
  • 30-39: 6.59 %
  • 40-49: 16.62 %
  • 50-59: 18.05 %
  • 60+: 42.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (55 people, 13.41%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (32 people, 7.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 6.10%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 5.12%)
  • Pain (19 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nplate (59 people, 14.39%)
  • Folic Acid (46 people, 11.22%)
  • Methotrexate (44 people, 10.73%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 10.73%)
  • Aspirin (36 people, 8.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (143 people, 34.88%)
  • Rashes (81 people, 19.76%)
  • Weakness (74 people, 18.05%)
  • Fatigue (70 people, 17.07%)
  • Fever (69 people, 16.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prednisone

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Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 8,241 Petechiae patients).

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