Will you have Localised oedema with Prednisolone - from FDA reports


Localised oedema 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 Humira, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 117,565 people who have side effects when taking Prednisolone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study 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. Synonyms of Localised oedema are also considered in the study.

What is Prednisolone?

Prednisolone has active ingredients of prednisolone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisolone 118,633 users)

What is Localised oedema?

Localised oedema (fluid retention in a particular part of the body) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, preventive health care, rheumatoid arthritis, hereditary angioedema (latest reports from 3,513 Localised oedema patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 25, 2019

117,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisolone.
Among them, 40 people (0.03%) have Localised oedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisolone cause Localised oedema?

Time on Prednisolone when people have Localised oedema *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Localised oedema when taking Prednisolone *:

  • female: 55 %
  • male: 45 %

Age of people who have Localised oedema when taking Prednisolone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.41 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 8.11 %
  • 50-59: 13.51 %
  • 60+: 64.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Prostate Cancer: 5 people, 12.50%
  2. Preventive Health Care: 5 people, 12.50%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 10.00%
  4. Adverse Drug Reaction: 3 people, 7.50%
  5. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 3 people, 7.50%
  6. Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged): 2 people, 5.00%
  7. Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi): 2 people, 5.00%
  8. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 2 people, 5.00%
  9. Herpes Simplex (herpes simplex is a common viral infection): 2 people, 5.00%
  10. Kidney Transplant Rejection: 2 people, 5.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Humira: 8 people, 20.00%
  2. Methotrexate: 7 people, 17.50%
  3. Tacrolimus: 6 people, 15.00%
  4. Zytiga: 5 people, 12.50%
  5. Folic Acid: 4 people, 10.00%
  6. Tegretol: 3 people, 7.50%
  7. Solu-Cortef: 3 people, 7.50%
  8. Depakene: 3 people, 7.50%
  9. Tagamet: 3 people, 7.50%
  10. Valproate Sodium: 3 people, 7.50%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity): 9 people, 22.50%
  2. Rashes (redness): 9 people, 22.50%
  3. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 6 people, 15.00%
  4. Pain: 6 people, 15.00%
  5. Cardiac Failure: 5 people, 12.50%
  6. Joint Pain: 5 people, 12.50%
  7. Haemoglobin Decreased: 4 people, 10.00%
  8. Breathing Difficulty: 4 people, 10.00%
  9. White Blood Cell Count Increased: 4 people, 10.00%
  10. Gait Disturbance: 4 people, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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