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 146,827 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
White blood cell count increased
White blood cell count increased has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,536 White blood cell count increased patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,362 people (0.93%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased.
Time on Prednisone when people have White blood cell count increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count increased||59.70%||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 * :
|White blood cell count increased||59.05%||40.95% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Prednisone * :
|White blood cell count increased||0.24%||0.72%||3.67%||6.38%||8.78%||17.00%||20.27%||42.94% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (184 people, 13.51%)
- Crohn's disease (104 people, 7.64%)
- Hypertension (59 people, 4.33%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 3.89%)
- Pain (46 people, 3.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (363 people, 26.65%)
- Folic acid (195 people, 14.32%)
- Methotrexate (182 people, 13.36%)
- Aspirin (166 people, 12.19%)
- Remicade (141 people, 10.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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