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Review: could Prednisone cause Thyroid function test abnormal (Thyroid diseases)?





Summary: Thyroid function test abnormal is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Thyroid function test abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid function test abnormal and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 150,015 users)

Thyroid function test abnormal

Thyroid function test abnormal has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.(latest reports from Thyroid function test abnormal 16,197 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 175 people (0.12%) have Thyroid Function Test Abnormal.

Trend of Thyroid function test abnormal in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Thyroid function test abnormal * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thyroid function test abnormal37.50%37.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Thyroid function test abnormal91.76%8.24%

Age of people who have Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thyroid function test abnormal0.00%0.00%0.00%0.76%12.21%14.50%22.90%49.62%

Severity of Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Thyroid function test abnormal100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Thyroid function test abnormal ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (44 people, 25.14%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (33 people, 18.86%)
  3. Hypertension (25 people, 14.29%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 9.14%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 9.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (54 people, 30.86%)
  2. Prednisone tab (51 people, 29.14%)
  3. Fosamax (45 people, 25.71%)
  4. Methotrexate (28 people, 16.00%)
  5. Aspirin (28 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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