Review: could Prednisone cause Red face?
We study 146,553 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 857 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,861 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,461 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 146,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 857 people (0.58%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.23% of all the 376,377 people who have Red Face on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Red face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Red face||65.00%||15.00%||3.33%||1.67%||3.33%||11.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Red face when taking Prednisone * :
|Red face||65.96%||34.04% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Prednisone * :
|Red face||0.00%||1.05%||4.33%||7.47%||12.98%||19.00%||17.69%||37.48% |
Severity of Red face when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Red face||0.00%||55.56%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Red face ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Red face||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (126 people, 14.70%)
- Asthma (68 people, 7.93%)
- Crohn's disease (60 people, 7.00%)
- Hypertension (48 people, 5.60%)
- Osteoporosis (45 people, 5.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Remicade (260 people, 30.34%)
- Prednisone tab (195 people, 22.75%)
- Methotrexate (127 people, 14.82%)
- Folic acid (110 people, 12.84%)
- Aspirin (106 people, 12.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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