Prednisone and Platelet count increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Platelet count increased 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 Methotrexate, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count increased with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 427 people (0.18%) have Platelet Count Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Platelet count increased?

Time on Prednisone when people have Platelet Count Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 81.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet Count Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 69.3 %
  • male: 30.7 %

Age of people who have Platelet Count Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.82 %
  • 2-9: 2.18 %
  • 10-19: 4.36 %
  • 20-29: 4.63 %
  • 30-39: 6.54 %
  • 40-49: 14.17 %
  • 50-59: 22.07 %
  • 60+: 45.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (65 people, 15.22%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (65 people, 15.22%)
  • Osteoporosis (54 people, 12.65%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (36 people, 8.43%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (92 people, 21.55%)
  • Lasix (63 people, 14.75%)
  • Prilosec (53 people, 12.41%)
  • Nexium (51 people, 11.94%)
  • Nplate (49 people, 11.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Increased (109 people, 25.53%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (96 people, 22.48%)
  • Fatigue (95 people, 22.25%)
  • Anaemia (82 people, 19.20%)
  • Pain (75 people, 17.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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