Prednisolone and Application site rash - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Application site rash is reported only by a few people who take Prednisolone.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Prednisolone and have Application site rash. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 180,802 people who have side effects while taking Prednisolone from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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

180,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisolone.
Among them, 5 people (0.0%) have Application site rash.

What is Prednisolone?

Prednisolone has active ingredients of prednisolone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 182,032 Prednisolone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Application site rash?

Application site rash is found to be associated with 875 drugs and 593 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Prednisolone and Application site rash reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisolone cause Application site rash?

Gender of people who have Application site rash when taking Prednisolone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Application site rash when taking Prednisolone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Common drugs people take besides Prednisolone *:

  1. Duragesic-100: 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Viracept: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Truvada: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Bisacodyl: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Celecoxib: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Citalopram Hydrobromide: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Clonidine: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Cymbalta: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Diazepam: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Eprex: 1 person, 20.00%

Common side effects people have besides Application site rash *:

  1. Application Site Pruritus (application site severe itching of the skin): 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Application Site Pain: 2 people, 40.00%
  3. Application Site Vesicles (small bubble within a cell at application site): 2 people, 40.00%
  4. Meningitis Cryptococcal (bacterial inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges): 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Drowsiness: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Application Site Erythema (redness of the skin at application site): 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Consciousness - Decreased: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Dermatitis Contact (skin reaction (dermatitis) resulting from exposure to allergens): 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Drug Effect Decreased: 1 person, 20.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1 person, 20.00%
  2. Pain: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Muscle Disorder (muscle disease): 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Inflammation: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Hiv Infection: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (long lasting pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs (arms, legs, hands, or feet)): 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Prednisolone and have Application site rash?

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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 uses data from the FDA. It is based on prednisolone (the active ingredients of Prednisolone) and Prednisolone (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.

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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