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Review: could Prednisone cause Transplant rejection?

Summary: Transplant rejection could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Mycophenolate mofetil, and have Immunosuppression.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 627 have Transplant rejection. Find out below who they are, when they have Transplant rejection and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.

Transplant rejection

Transplant rejection (a transplant material is not worked) (latest reports from 14,007 patients) has been reported by people with kidney transplant, prophylaxis against transplant rejection, immunodeficiency disorders, liver transplant, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 627 people (0.43%) have Transplant Rejection. They amount to 4.48% of all the 14,003 people who have Transplant Rejection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Transplant rejection in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Transplant rejection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Transplant rejection54.29%37.14%5.71%2.86%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Transplant rejection42.71%57.29%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Transplant rejection0.44%2.47%5.97%7.57%16.45%19.65%25.04%22.42%

Severity of Transplant rejection when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Transplant rejection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Immunosuppression (99 people, 15.79%)
  2. Renal transplant (86 people, 13.72%)
  3. Transplant rejection (38 people, 6.06%)
  4. Liver transplant (28 people, 4.47%)
  5. Wheezing (25 people, 3.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mycophenolate mofetil (271 people, 43.22%)
  2. Tacrolimus (251 people, 40.03%)
  3. Prednisone tab (246 people, 39.23%)
  4. Prograf (168 people, 26.79%)
  5. Cellcept (151 people, 24.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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