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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Urinary tract infection with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 5,907 people (2.39%) 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: 38.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.99 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.25 %
  • 10+ years: 2.62 %

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

  • female: 77.85 %
  • male: 22.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.25 %
  • 2-9: 0.38 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 4.74 %
  • 30-39: 6.2 %
  • 40-49: 11.35 %
  • 50-59: 20.71 %
  • 60+: 54.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (548 people, 9.28%)
  • High Blood Pressure (510 people, 8.63%)
  • Osteoporosis (431 people, 7.30%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (364 people, 6.16%)
  • Kidney Transplant (251 people, 4.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (938 people, 15.88%)
  • Humira (834 people, 14.12%)
  • Folic Acid (672 people, 11.38%)
  • Aspirin (586 people, 9.92%)
  • Zometa (553 people, 9.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,085 people, 18.37%)
  • Weakness (1,022 people, 17.30%)
  • Pneumonia (1,012 people, 17.13%)
  • Fatigue (950 people, 16.08%)
  • Fever (919 people, 15.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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