Review: could Prednisone cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?
Summary: Uti 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 Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,214 Uti patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3,265 people (2.22%) have Uti.
Time on Prednisone when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Uti when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Uti when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Uti when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (885 people, 27.11%)
- Osteoporosis (396 people, 12.13%)
- Pain (384 people, 11.76%)
- Multiple myeloma (280 people, 8.58%)
- Hypertension (254 people, 7.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,037 people, 31.76%)
- Aspirin (772 people, 23.64%)
- Folic acid (661 people, 20.25%)
- Humira (597 people, 18.28%)
- Methotrexate (580 people, 17.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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