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Review: could Prednisone cause Renal failure?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,636 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,898 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 427,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,174 people (2.17%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.73% of all the 432,033 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure28.33%35.83%9.58%9.17%5.83%10.83%0.42%

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

FemaleMale
Renal failure50.35%49.65%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.04%1.25%3.11%2.90%6.76%13.70%21.50%50.73%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Renal failure33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (237 people, 7.47%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (217 people, 6.84%)
  3. Hypertension (211 people, 6.65%)
  4. Osteoporosis (170 people, 5.36%)
  5. Pain (128 people, 4.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (925 people, 29.14%)
  2. Aspirin (558 people, 17.58%)
  3. Lasix (544 people, 17.14%)
  4. Methotrexate (393 people, 12.38%)
  5. Folic acid (366 people, 11.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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