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Review: could Prednisone cause Platelet count increased?

Summary: Platelet count increased could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

We study 146,427 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 (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Platelet count increased

Platelet count increased (latest reports from 29,650 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 308 people (0.21%) have Platelet Count Increased. They amount to 1.04% of all the 29,618 people who have Platelet Count Increased on eHealthMe.

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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