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Review: could Prednisone cause Skin depigmentation?

We study 146,540 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Skin depigmentation. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin depigmentation and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,848 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin depigmentation

Skin depigmentation (lightening of the skin) (latest reports from 1,637 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, diabetes, birth control.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 146,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 22 people (0.02%) have Skin Depigmentation. They amount to 1.34% of all the 1,637 people who have Skin Depigmentation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin depigmentation in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin depigmentation * :

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

FemaleMale
Skin depigmentation72.73%27.27%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin depigmentation0.00%0.00%4.76%57.14%0.00%14.29%14.29%9.52%

Severity of Skin depigmentation when taking Prednisone ** :

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How people recovered from Skin depigmentation ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Pain (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abdominal (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Convulsion (4 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Phoslo (12 people, 54.55%)
  3. Cytoxan (12 people, 54.55%)
  4. Epogen (12 people, 54.55%)
  5. Magnevist (12 people, 54.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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