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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 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 308 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. (view latest outcomes from 150,015 users)

Platelet count increased

Platelet count increased has been reported by people with schizophrenia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection.(latest reports from Platelet count increased 5,547 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 308 people (0.21%) have Platelet Count Increased.

Trend of Platelet count increased in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Platelet count increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count increased82.35%11.76%5.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Platelet count increased when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count increased71.17%28.83%

Age of people who have Platelet count increased when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count increased1.03%1.37%4.45%5.82%7.19%15.41%22.60%42.12%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (70 people, 22.73%)
  2. Osteoporosis (58 people, 18.83%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (56 people, 18.18%)
  4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (37 people, 12.01%)
  5. Hypertension (20 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (91 people, 29.55%)
  2. Prednisone tab (78 people, 25.32%)
  3. Aspirin (63 people, 20.45%)
  4. Lasix (54 people, 17.53%)
  5. Prilosec (48 people, 15.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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