Prednisone and Rectal bleeding - from FDA reports


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Enbrel, . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 114 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, headache, birth control, bipolar disorder, diabetes (latest reports from 3,145 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 114 people (0.05%) have Rectal Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Rectal bleeding?

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 56.64 %
  • male: 43.36 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.63 %
  • 20-29: 4.63 %
  • 30-39: 9.26 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 20.37 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (19 people, 16.67%)
  • Tylenol (12 people, 10.53%)
  • Lasix (12 people, 10.53%)
  • Cyclosporine (11 people, 9.65%)
  • Arava (11 people, 9.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Haemoglobin Decreased (16 people, 14.04%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 12.28%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (12 people, 10.53%)
  • Hypotension (11 people, 9.65%)
  • Dehydration (10 people, 8.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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