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Review: could Prednisone cause Urinary tract infection?

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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,265 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 150,120 Prednisone users)

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,273 Urinary tract infection patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,858 people (2.63%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection47.92%24.91%12.08%3.77%7.55%2.26%1.51%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection73.46%26.54%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.18%0.49%1.67%6.44%6.52%12.78%20.17%51.75%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection12.50%75.00%12.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (933 people, 24.18%)
  2. Osteoporosis (396 people, 10.26%)
  3. Pain (384 people, 9.95%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (280 people, 7.26%)
  5. Hypertension (254 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (1,120 people, 29.03%)
  2. Aspirin (842 people, 21.82%)
  3. Folic acid (739 people, 19.16%)
  4. Methotrexate (700 people, 18.14%)
  5. Humira (598 people, 15.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions

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