Review: could Prednisone cause Platelet Count Increased?


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 . We study 145,350 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 327 have Platelet count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count increased and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,417 users)

Platelet Count Increased

Platelet count increased has been reported by people with muscle aches, rashes, enchondroma, rash erythematous, skin ulcer (latest reports from 5,485 Platelet count increased patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

145,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 327 people (0.22%) 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: 82.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 71.29 %
  • male: 28.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 1.06 %
  • 2-9: 1.41 %
  • 10-19: 4.58 %
  • 20-29: 5.99 %
  • 30-39: 6.69 %
  • 40-49: 15.85 %
  • 50-59: 22.89 %
  • 60+: 41.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (62 people)
  • Osteoporosis (50 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (45 people)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (36 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (82 people)
  • Lasix (54 people)
  • Prilosec (48 people)
  • Nexium (41 people)
  • Folic Acid (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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