A study for a 61 year old man who takes Medrol - from FDA reports


Summary

3,156 males aged 61 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 61 year old male patient who has Ipf. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On May, 18, 2017

3,156 males aged 61 (±5) who takes Medrol are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Medrol for a 61-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 61
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Ipf
  • Drugs taken:
    • Medrol (methylprednisolone)
  • Side effects: Bladder Infection, Red Face, Prostatomegaly

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Bladder Infection: 55 (1.74% of males aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Red Face: 22 (0.7% of males aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Prostatomegaly: 2 (0.06% of males aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (306 people, 9.70%)
  • Preventive Health Care (212 people, 6.72%)
  • Kidney Transplant (186 people, 5.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (170 people, 5.39%)
  • Pain (114 people, 3.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mycophenolate Mofetil (300 people, 9.51%)
  • Methotrexate (299 people, 9.47%)
  • Cyclosporine (262 people, 8.30%)
  • Prednisone (247 people, 7.83%)
  • Prednisolone (243 people, 7.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (289 people, 9.16%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (236 people, 7.48%)
  • Pneumonia (219 people, 6.94%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (189 people, 5.99%)
  • Diarrhea (180 people, 5.70%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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