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Review: could Prednisone cause Skin nodule?

Summary: Skin nodule could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 141 have Skin nodule. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin nodule and more.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 141 people (0.10%) have Skin Nodule. They amount to 2.67% of all the 5,287 people who have Skin Nodule on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin nodule in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin nodule * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin nodule0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Skin nodule47.37%52.63%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin nodule0.00%0.00%2.86%2.14%4.29%15.00%30.71%45.00%

Severity of Skin nodule when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Skin nodule ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (27 people, 19.15%)
  2. Angiogram (12 people, 8.51%)
  3. Pain (10 people, 7.09%)
  4. Renal transplant (10 people, 7.09%)
  5. Bronchospasm (9 people, 6.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (53 people, 37.59%)
  2. Enbrel (45 people, 31.91%)
  3. Folic acid (33 people, 23.40%)
  4. Prednisone tab (21 people, 14.89%)
  5. Aspirin (20 people, 14.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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