Review: could Prednisone cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 146,827 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 72,156 Renal failure patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,174 people (2.16%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Prednisone when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||28.33%||35.83%||9.58%||9.17%||5.83%||10.83%||0.42% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Prednisone * :
|Renal failure||50.35%||49.65% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Prednisone * :
|Renal failure||0.04%||1.25%||3.11%||2.90%||6.76%||13.70%||21.50%||50.73% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Renal failure||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (237 people, 7.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (217 people, 6.84%)
- Hypertension (211 people, 6.65%)
- Osteoporosis (170 people, 5.36%)
- Pain (128 people, 4.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (925 people, 29.14%)
- Aspirin (558 people, 17.58%)
- Lasix (544 people, 17.14%)
- Methotrexate (393 people, 12.38%)
- Folic acid (366 people, 11.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Still fighting the disease. Also having muscle twitches and heart flutters.
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