Prednisone and White blood cell count increased - from FDA reports


Summary

White blood cell count increased 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, 1,766 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased 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)

White Blood Cell Count Increased

White blood cell count increased has been reported by people with schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 31,964 White blood cell count increased patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,766 people (0.78%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause White blood cell count increased?

Time on Prednisone when people have White Blood Cell Count Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 64.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.99 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.23 %

Gender of people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 60.61 %
  • male: 39.39 %

Age of people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 3.56 %
  • 20-29: 6.71 %
  • 30-39: 9.26 %
  • 40-49: 16.11 %
  • 50-59: 19.6 %
  • 60+: 43.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (255 people, 14.44%)
  • Crohn's Disease (133 people, 7.53%)
  • Pain (73 people, 4.13%)
  • High Blood Pressure (73 people, 4.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (56 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (208 people, 11.78%)
  • Folic Acid (189 people, 10.70%)
  • Humira (182 people, 10.31%)
  • Lasix (151 people, 8.55%)
  • Albuterol (134 people, 7.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (400 people, 22.65%)
  • Weakness (288 people, 16.31%)
  • Fatigue (273 people, 15.46%)
  • Nausea (270 people, 15.29%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (247 people, 13.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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