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Review: could Prednisone cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?

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 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 864 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 asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone users)

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,039 Red face patients)

On Mar, 12, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 863 people (0.59%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face64.62%15.38%4.62%1.54%3.08%10.77%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Red face66.08%33.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%1.04%4.42%7.54%12.87%19.12%17.56%37.45%

Severity of Red face when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 14.60%)
  2. Asthma (69 people, 8.00%)
  3. Crohn's disease (60 people, 6.95%)
  4. Hypertension (48 people, 5.56%)
  5. Osteoporosis (45 people, 5.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Remicade (260 people, 30.13%)
  2. Prednisone tab (195 people, 22.60%)
  3. Methotrexate (127 people, 14.72%)
  4. Folic acid (110 people, 12.75%)
  5. Aspirin (106 people, 12.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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