Review: could Prednisone cause Red Face?


Summary

Red face 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 Remicade, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 802 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Red Face

Red face has been reported by people with rashes, itching, paraesthesia, joint pain, heart palpitations (latest reports from 47,899 Red face patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 802 people (0.59%) have Red Face


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Red face?

Time on Prednisone when people have Red Face *:

  • < 1 month: 70.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 65.74 %
  • male: 34.26 %

Age of people who have Red Face when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 1.07 %
  • 10-19: 5.33 %
  • 20-29: 7.76 %
  • 30-39: 14.0 %
  • 40-49: 18.26 %
  • 50-59: 19.48 %
  • 60+: 33.94 %

Severity if Red Face when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Red Face **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (118 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (63 people)
  • Hypertension (41 people)
  • Asthma (41 people)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (211 people)
  • Methotrexate (113 people)
  • Folic Acid (105 people)
  • Niaspan (81 people)
  • Benadryl (80 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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