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Review: could Prednisone cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,432 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of prednisone reports

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 145,684 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Skin rash reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,432 people (3.70%) have Skin Rash.

Trend of Skin rash in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash53.49%20.35%7.56%5.81%2.91%5.23%4.65%

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

FemaleMale
Skin rash65.78%34.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.16%0.94%2.83%3.97%9.45%15.79%23.70%43.15%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash4.55%40.91%31.82%22.73%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash13.33%6.67%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,533 people, 28.22%)
  2. Pain (523 people, 9.63%)
  3. Osteoporosis (446 people, 8.21%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (352 people, 6.48%)
  5. Hypertension (311 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,815 people, 33.41%)
  2. Humira (1,213 people, 22.33%)
  3. Methotrexate (968 people, 17.82%)
  4. Folic acid (954 people, 17.56%)
  5. Aspirin (939 people, 17.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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