Review: could Prednisone cause Skin Nodule?


Summary

Skin nodule is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 135,588 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 119 have Skin nodule. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin nodule and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,214 users)

Skin Nodule

Skin nodule (slightly elevated lesions on or in the skin) (latest reports from 1,156 Skin nodule patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

135,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 119 people (0.09%) have Skin Nodule


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Skin nodule?

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin Nodule *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Nodule when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 45.3 %
  • male: 54.7 %

Age of people who have Skin Nodule when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.78 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 13.89 %
  • 50-59: 24.07 %
  • 60+: 51.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people, 11.76%)
  • Angiogram (11 people, 9.24%)
  • Renal Transplant (9 people, 7.56%)
  • Pain (8 people, 6.72%)
  • Bronchospasm (7 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (38 people, 31.93%)
  • Enbrel (38 people, 31.93%)
  • Folic Acid (21 people, 17.65%)
  • Omniscan (17 people, 14.29%)
  • Magnevist (17 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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