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 . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 8,976 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,392 Skin rash patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 8,976 people (3.98%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Skin rash?

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 55.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.51 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.9 %
  • 10+ years: 4.29 %

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

  • female: 67.29 %
  • male: 32.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 1.04 %
  • 10-19: 2.69 %
  • 20-29: 4.72 %
  • 30-39: 9.1 %
  • 40-49: 15.44 %
  • 50-59: 23.75 %
  • 60+: 43.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2,264 people, 25.22%)
  • Pain (620 people, 6.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (541 people, 6.03%)
  • Crohn's Disease (519 people, 5.78%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (451 people, 5.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,603 people, 17.86%)
  • Methotrexate (1,403 people, 15.63%)
  • Folic Acid (937 people, 10.44%)
  • Lasix (636 people, 7.09%)
  • Aspirin (636 people, 7.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,697 people, 18.91%)
  • Itching (1,512 people, 16.84%)
  • Fatigue (1,372 people, 15.29%)
  • Joint Pain (1,341 people, 14.94%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,300 people, 14.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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