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Review: could Prednisone cause White blood cell count increased?

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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,362 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 (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

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White blood cell count increased

White blood cell count increased (latest reports from 131,879 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of White blood cell count increased reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,362 people (0.93%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased.

Trend of White blood cell count increased in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have White blood cell count increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
White blood cell count increased59.70%25.37%4.48%1.49%8.96%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
White blood cell count increased59.05%40.95%

Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
White blood cell count increased0.24%0.72%3.67%6.38%8.78%17.00%20.27%42.94%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (184 people, 13.51%)
  2. Crohn's disease (104 people, 7.64%)
  3. Hypertension (59 people, 4.33%)
  4. Osteoporosis (53 people, 3.89%)
  5. Pain (46 people, 3.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (363 people, 26.65%)
  2. Folic acid (195 people, 14.32%)
  3. Methotrexate (182 people, 13.36%)
  4. Aspirin (166 people, 12.19%)
  5. Remicade (141 people, 10.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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