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 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 08, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,501 people (1.46%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Renal failure?

Time on Prednisone when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 32.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.05 %
  • 10+ years: 1.15 %

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

  • female: 51.53 %
  • male: 48.47 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 1.31 %
  • 10-19: 3.55 %
  • 20-29: 3.48 %
  • 30-39: 6.03 %
  • 40-49: 11.78 %
  • 50-59: 21.21 %
  • 60+: 52.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (302 people, 8.63%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (299 people, 8.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (278 people, 7.94%)
  • Osteoporosis (198 people, 5.66%)
  • Pain (180 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (539 people, 15.40%)
  • Aspirin (427 people, 12.20%)
  • Methotrexate (384 people, 10.97%)
  • Zometa (378 people, 10.80%)
  • Protonix (329 people, 9.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (695 people, 19.85%)
  • Pneumonia (639 people, 18.25%)
  • Anaemia (612 people, 17.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (575 people, 16.42%)
  • Diarrhea (552 people, 15.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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