How effective is Prednisone for Asthma? (by duration, gender, age)


Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.9/5

This is a phase IV clinical study of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Asthma and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 183 Prednisone users and is updated continuously.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Nov, 10, 2022

183 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Asthma

What is Prednisone?

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 531,203 Prednisone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Asthma?

Asthma is found to be associated with 3,168 drugs and 2,469 conditions by eHealthMe.

Overall effectiveness (number of people):

Does Prednisone work for your Asthma (overall)?

Long term (1+ years) effectiveness (number of people):

Does Prednisone work for your Asthma (long term)?

Prednisone effectiveness for Asthma (number of people):

  • not at all: 4
  • somewhat: 31
  • moderate: 59
  • high: 55
  • very high: 34
Long Term:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 3
  • moderate: 12
  • high: 15
  • very high: 12

Gender of people who take Prednisone for Asthma *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who take Prednisone for Asthma *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 2.73 %
  • 10-19: 5.46 %
  • 20-29: 13.66 %
  • 30-39: 21.31 %
  • 40-49: 19.13 %
  • 50-59: 19.67 %
  • 60+: 17.49 %

Who find Prednisone more effective for Asthma?

Gender of people who take Prednisone for Asthma *:

  • female: 71.91 %
  • male: 28.09 %

Age of people who take Prednisone for Asthma *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.49 %
  • 20-29: 14.61 %
  • 30-39: 24.72 %
  • 40-49: 16.85 %
  • 50-59: 17.98 %
  • 60+: 21.35 %

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Prednisone?

- You can start a phase IV clinical trial to monitor Prednisone safety and effectiveness.

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on prednisone (the active ingredients of Prednisone) and Prednisone (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study neither.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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