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Review: could Prednisone cause Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome?
We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 117 have Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome
Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (a brain disease with generalized seizures and headache) (latest reports from 5,038 patients) has been reported by people with stem cell transplant, high blood pressure, colon cancer, crohn's disease, non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
On Sep, 20, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 117 people (0.08%) have Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome.
Time on Prednisone when people have Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome||50.00%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome when taking Prednisone * :
|Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome||61.67%||38.33% |
Age of people who have Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome when taking Prednisone * :
|Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome||0.00%||24.14%||30.17%||11.21%||5.17%||0.00%||6.90%||22.41% |
Severity of Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (22 people, 18.80%)
- Diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (8 people, 6.84%)
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (8 people, 6.84%)
- Nasopharyngitis (6 people, 5.13%)
- Juvenile arthritis (5 people, 4.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (44 people, 37.61%)
- Prednisone tab (39 people, 33.33%)
- Cyclophosphamide (34 people, 29.06%)
- Vincristine (33 people, 28.21%)
- Cyclosporine (18 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:
Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!
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