Prednisone and Cough - from FDA reports


Summary

Cough is found among people who take Prednisone, 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 Cough with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 7,872 people (3.18%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Cough?

Time on Prednisone when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 46.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.4 %
  • 10+ years: 2.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 66.99 %
  • male: 33.01 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 1.08 %
  • 10-19: 2.87 %
  • 20-29: 3.83 %
  • 30-39: 7.78 %
  • 40-49: 13.19 %
  • 50-59: 22.93 %
  • 60+: 48.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (546 people, 6.94%)
  • Pain (483 people, 6.14%)
  • Osteoporosis (339 people, 4.31%)
  • Crohn's Disease (302 people, 3.84%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (299 people, 3.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,278 people, 16.23%)
  • Humira (1,079 people, 13.71%)
  • Folic Acid (779 people, 9.90%)
  • Enbrel (757 people, 9.62%)
  • Singulair (735 people, 9.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (2,450 people, 31.12%)
  • Fatigue (1,746 people, 22.18%)
  • Fever (1,732 people, 22.00%)
  • Nausea (1,269 people, 16.12%)
  • Pain (1,243 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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