Prednisone and Urinary tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 5,238 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,296 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 5,238 people (2.33%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Prednisone when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 38.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.72 %
  • 10+ years: 3.02 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 77.07 %
  • male: 22.93 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.38 %
  • 10-19: 1.87 %
  • 20-29: 4.84 %
  • 30-39: 6.21 %
  • 40-49: 11.38 %
  • 50-59: 20.56 %
  • 60+: 54.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,518 people, 28.98%)
  • Pain (482 people, 9.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (447 people, 8.53%)
  • Osteoporosis (417 people, 7.96%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (353 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (921 people, 17.58%)
  • Humira (770 people, 14.70%)
  • Folic Acid (660 people, 12.60%)
  • Aspirin (586 people, 11.19%)
  • Zometa (551 people, 10.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (990 people, 18.90%)
  • Weakness (939 people, 17.93%)
  • Pneumonia (923 people, 17.62%)
  • Anaemia (848 people, 16.19%)
  • Fever (841 people, 16.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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