Review: could Prednisone cause Skin rash?
We study 146,540 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 (latest outcomes from 149,848 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 969,168 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 146,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,432 people (3.71%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.56% of all the 970,018 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||53.49%||20.35%||7.56%||5.81%||2.91%||5.23%||4.65% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Prednisone * :
|Skin rash||65.78%||34.22% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Prednisone * :
|Skin rash||0.16%||0.94%||2.83%||3.97%||9.45%||15.79%||23.70%||43.15% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||4.55%||40.91%||31.82%||22.73% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||13.33%||6.67%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,533 people, 28.22%)
- Pain (523 people, 9.63%)
- Osteoporosis (446 people, 8.21%)
- Multiple myeloma (352 people, 6.48%)
- Hypertension (311 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,815 people, 33.41%)
- Humira (1,213 people, 22.33%)
- Methotrexate (968 people, 17.82%)
- Folic acid (954 people, 17.56%)
- Aspirin (939 people, 17.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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