Prednisone and Renal failure - from FDA reports


Summary

Renal failure 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 Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 3,402 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,666 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,402 people (1.51%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Renal failure?

Time on Prednisone when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 34.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.68 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.95 %
  • 10+ years: 1.14 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 51.22 %
  • male: 48.78 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 1.35 %
  • 10-19: 3.54 %
  • 20-29: 3.46 %
  • 30-39: 6.2 %
  • 40-49: 11.78 %
  • 50-59: 21.26 %
  • 60+: 52.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (296 people, 8.70%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (293 people, 8.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (262 people, 7.70%)
  • Osteoporosis (197 people, 5.79%)
  • Pain (169 people, 4.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (531 people, 15.61%)
  • Aspirin (427 people, 12.55%)
  • Methotrexate (384 people, 11.29%)
  • Zometa (378 people, 11.11%)
  • Protonix (325 people, 9.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (691 people, 20.31%)
  • Pneumonia (631 people, 18.55%)
  • Anaemia (610 people, 17.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (574 people, 16.87%)
  • Diarrhea (544 people, 15.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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