A study for a 61 year old man who takes Medrol - from FDA reports
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:
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
- Bladder Infection in Ipf: 2 (0.27% of males aged 61 (±5) who have Ipf)
- Prostatomegaly in Ipf: 1 (0.14% of males aged 61 (±5) who have Ipf)
- Red Face in Ipf: 5 (0.68% of males aged 61 (±5) who have Ipf)
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
- Bladder Infection in Medrol: 55 (1.74% of males aged 61 (±5) who take Medrol)
- Prostatomegaly in Medrol: 2 (0.06% of males aged 61 (±5) who take Medrol)
- Red Face in Medrol: 22 (0.7% of males aged 61 (±5) who take Medrol)
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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What are the drugs?
- Medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Medrol 14,208 users)
What are the conditions?
- Ipf can be treated by Prednisone, Azathioprine (latest reports from 23,712 Ipf patients)
What are the symptoms?
- Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 119,348 Bladder infection patients).
- Red face has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 69,846 Red face patients).
- Prostatomegaly (enlargement of the prostate) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple myeloma, prostatomegaly, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 5,497 Prostatomegaly patients).
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