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Review: could Prednisone cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

We study 146,589 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 149,918 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 970,316 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 5,432 people (3.71%) 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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  • I am a 51 year old female, I have had asthma my whole life, a diagnosis of COPD was made 7 years ago, I have an ideopathic allergy that causes anaphylaxis, which I have been hospitalized for many times over the last 8 years . I am supposed to be followed for Lupus however I do not have nedical coverage .

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Severe, itching, scaling, peeling, covering approx. 80% of body. Almost 2 months and not completely resolved.

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