Prednisone and Thin blood - from FDA reports


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 Cyclophosphamide, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Thin blood with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 6,899 people (2.79%) have Thin blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Thin blood?

Time on Prednisone when people have Thin blood *:

  • < 1 month: 56.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.26 %
  • 10+ years: 1.62 %

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

  • female: 48.43 %
  • male: 51.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.47 %
  • 2-9: 1.29 %
  • 10-19: 3.86 %
  • 20-29: 4.52 %
  • 30-39: 6.6 %
  • 40-49: 10.9 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 53.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (629 people, 9.12%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (409 people, 5.93%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (383 people, 5.55%)
  • Preventive Health Care (283 people, 4.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (279 people, 4.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cyclophosphamide (767 people, 11.12%)
  • Lasix (645 people, 9.35%)
  • Aspirin (555 people, 8.04%)
  • Methotrexate (529 people, 7.67%)
  • Folic Acid (528 people, 7.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (1,607 people, 23.29%)
  • Fever (1,131 people, 16.39%)
  • Agranulocytosis (1,095 people, 15.87%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (975 people, 14.13%)
  • Fatigue (932 people, 13.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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