Prednisone and Transplant rejection - from FDA reports


Summary

Transplant rejection 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 Mycophenolate Mofetil, and have Kidney transplant . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 791 have Transplant rejection. Find out below who they are, when they have Transplant rejection and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 users)

Transplant Rejection

Transplant rejection (a transplant material is not worked) has been reported by people with kidney transplant, immunodeficiency disorders, liver transplant, transplant rejection, high blood pressure (latest reports from 4,798 Transplant rejection patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 791 people (0.35%) have Transplant Rejection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Transplant rejection?

Time on Prednisone when people have Transplant Rejection *:

  • < 1 month: 43.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Transplant Rejection when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 44.04 %
  • male: 55.96 %

Age of people who have Transplant Rejection when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.46 %
  • 2-9: 2.74 %
  • 10-19: 8.83 %
  • 20-29: 9.44 %
  • 30-39: 14.76 %
  • 40-49: 18.72 %
  • 50-59: 21.16 %
  • 60+: 23.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Kidney Transplant (129 people, 16.31%)
  • Immunodeficiency Disorders (127 people, 16.06%)
  • Liver Transplant (30 people, 3.79%)
  • High Blood Pressure (27 people, 3.41%)
  • Preventive Health Care (23 people, 2.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mycophenolate Mofetil (261 people, 33.00%)
  • Tacrolimus (198 people, 25.03%)
  • Prograf (149 people, 18.84%)
  • Cellcept (138 people, 17.45%)
  • Cyclosporine (124 people, 15.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Creatinine Increased (86 people, 10.87%)
  • Fever (69 people, 8.72%)
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection (63 people, 7.96%)
  • Diarrhea (56 people, 7.08%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (47 people, 5.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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