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 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 443 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: 82.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 69.75 %
  • male: 30.25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.79 %
  • 2-9: 2.12 %
  • 10-19: 4.23 %
  • 20-29: 4.5 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 14.02 %
  • 50-59: 22.75 %
  • 60+: 44.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (65 people, 14.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (54 people, 12.19%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (36 people, 8.13%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 5.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (92 people, 20.77%)
  • Lasix (63 people, 14.22%)
  • Prilosec (54 people, 12.19%)
  • Nexium (52 people, 11.74%)
  • Flagyl (50 people, 11.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Increased (116 people, 26.19%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (105 people, 23.70%)
  • Fatigue (97 people, 21.90%)
  • Anaemia (86 people, 19.41%)
  • Nausea (82 people, 18.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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