Prednisolone and Erysipelas - from FDA reports


Summary

Erysipelas is found among people who take Prednisolone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Erysipelas with Prednisolone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 96,575 people who have side effects when taking Prednisolone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 29, 2017

96,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisolone.
Among them, 124 people (0.13%) have Erysipelas


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisolone cause Erysipelas?

Time on Prednisolone when people have Erysipelas *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 15 %

Gender of people who have Erysipelas when taking Prednisolone *:

  • female: 60.16 %
  • male: 39.84 %

Age of people who have Erysipelas when taking Prednisolone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.72 %
  • 40-49: 4.72 %
  • 50-59: 33.02 %
  • 60+: 57.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 11.29%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 7.26%)
  • Cardiac Failure (7 people, 5.65%)
  • Preventive Health Care (6 people, 4.84%)
  • Kidney Transplant (6 people, 4.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (27 people, 21.77%)
  • Humira (22 people, 17.74%)
  • Pantoprazole (14 people, 11.29%)
  • Folic Acid (12 people, 9.68%)
  • Fosamax (11 people, 8.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (12 people, 9.68%)
  • Impaired Healing (11 people, 8.87%)
  • Fever (11 people, 8.87%)
  • Rashes (9 people, 7.26%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (9 people, 7.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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