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Review: could Prednisone cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?

Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,633 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood 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

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 40,979 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.

Trend of Thin blood reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,633 people (1.11%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood65.44%28.68%5.15%0.00%0.74%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Thin blood44.38%55.62%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.27%1.48%3.71%5.12%7.01%10.78%19.88%51.75%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (186 people, 11.39%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (108 people, 6.61%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (75 people, 4.59%)
  4. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (48 people, 2.94%)
  5. Renal transplant (47 people, 2.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (461 people, 28.23%)
  2. Aspirin (231 people, 14.15%)
  3. Cyclophosphamide (223 people, 13.66%)
  4. Folic acid (166 people, 10.17%)
  5. Vincristine (165 people, 10.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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