Review: could Prednisone cause Systemic Candida?


Systemic candida is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Remicade, and have Crohn's disease . We study 139,345 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Systemic candida. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic candida and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,563 users)

Systemic Candida

Systemic candida (whole body fungal infection) has been reported by people with systemic candida, acute lymphocytic leukemia (all), acute myeloid leukaemia, preventive health care, crohn's disease (latest reports from 1,641 Systemic candida patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

139,345 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 52 people (0.04%) have Systemic Candida

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Systemic candida?

Gender of people who have Systemic Candida when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 73.47 %
  • male: 26.53 %

Age of people who have Systemic Candida when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.75 %
  • 30-39: 10.42 %
  • 40-49: 18.75 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 31.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Systemic Candida (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Crohn's Disease (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Tuberculosis (4 people, 7.69%)
  • Lymphadenitis (4 people, 7.69%)
  • Candidiasis (4 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (13 people, 25.00%)
  • Fluconazole (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Methotrexate (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Cyclosporine (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (6 people, 11.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pyrexia (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Sepsis (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Multi-Organ Failure (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Diarrhoea (6 people, 11.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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