Prednisone and Skin rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin rash is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Skin rash 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 Apr, 21, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 9,644 people (4.03%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Skin rash?

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 53.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.91 %
  • 10+ years: 4.37 %

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

  • female: 67.56 %
  • male: 32.44 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.98 %
  • 10-19: 2.61 %
  • 20-29: 4.69 %
  • 30-39: 9.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.37 %
  • 50-59: 23.84 %
  • 60+: 43.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2,508 people, 26.01%)
  • Pain (671 people, 6.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (576 people, 5.97%)
  • Crohn's Disease (537 people, 5.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (474 people, 4.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,686 people, 17.48%)
  • Methotrexate (1,406 people, 14.58%)
  • Folic Acid (938 people, 9.73%)
  • Enbrel (697 people, 7.23%)
  • Lasix (661 people, 6.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,824 people, 18.91%)
  • Itching (1,608 people, 16.67%)
  • Fatigue (1,538 people, 15.95%)
  • Joint Pain (1,442 people, 14.95%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,396 people, 14.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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