Review: could Prednisone cause Thyroid function test abnormal?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 175 have Thyroid function test abnormal. See who they are, when they have Thyroid function test abnormal and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Thyroid function test abnormal
Thyroid function test abnormal (latest reports from 47,735 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 175 people (0.12%) have Thyroid Function Test Abnormal.
Time on Prednisone when people have Thyroid function test abnormal * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thyroid function test abnormal||37.50%||37.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :
|Thyroid function test abnormal||91.76%||8.24% |
Age of people who have Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone * :
|Thyroid function test abnormal||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.76%||12.21%||14.50%||22.90%||49.62% |
Severity of Thyroid function test abnormal when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thyroid function test abnormal||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Thyroid function test abnormal ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 25.14%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (33 people, 18.86%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 14.29%)
- Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 9.14%)
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 9.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (54 people, 30.86%)
- Prednisone tab (51 people, 29.14%)
- Fosamax (45 people, 25.71%)
- Methotrexate (28 people, 16.00%)
- Aspirin (28 people, 16.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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