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 Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have White blood cell count increased 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, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,896 people (0.77%) have White blood cell count increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • < 1 month: 64.95 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.03 %
  • 10+ years: 1.03 %

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

  • female: 60.17 %
  • male: 39.83 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 3.43 %
  • 20-29: 6.36 %
  • 30-39: 9.79 %
  • 40-49: 15.71 %
  • 50-59: 19.89 %
  • 60+: 43.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (138 people, 7.28%)
  • High Blood Pressure (99 people, 5.22%)
  • Pain (80 people, 4.22%)
  • Kidney Transplant (73 people, 3.85%)
  • Preventive Health Care (60 people, 3.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (208 people, 10.97%)
  • Humira (193 people, 10.18%)
  • Folic Acid (189 people, 9.97%)
  • Lasix (155 people, 8.18%)
  • Remicade (134 people, 7.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (420 people, 22.15%)
  • Weakness (306 people, 16.14%)
  • Nausea (299 people, 15.77%)
  • Fatigue (291 people, 15.35%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (288 people, 15.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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