Prednisone and Pml - from FDA reports


Summary

Pml is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma. This review analyzes which people have Pml 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 Oct, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 700 people (0.28%) have Pml


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Pml?

Time on Prednisone when people have Pml *:

  • < 1 month: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.91 %
  • 10+ years: 0.78 %

Gender of people who have Pml when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 53.96 %
  • male: 46.04 %

Age of people who have Pml when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 4.27 %
  • 20-29: 1.2 %
  • 30-39: 5.47 %
  • 40-49: 15.73 %
  • 50-59: 19.66 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (125 people, 17.86%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (61 people, 8.71%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (47 people, 6.71%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (36 people, 5.14%)
  • Preventive Health Care (35 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cyclophosphamide (238 people, 34.00%)
  • Rituxan (118 people, 16.86%)
  • Methotrexate (108 people, 15.43%)
  • Fludarabine Phosphate (61 people, 8.71%)
  • Tysabri (60 people, 8.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Jc Virus Infection (61 people, 8.71%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (52 people, 7.43%)
  • Weakness (39 people, 5.57%)
  • Confusional State (36 people, 5.14%)
  • Respiratory Acidosis (35 people, 5.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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