Prednisone and Pneumonia - from FDA reports
Pneumonia 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 Pneumonia 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, 13,392 people (5.41%) have Pneumonia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Pneumonia *:
- < 1 month: 40.54 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.48 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.13 %
- 10+ years: 1.85 %
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 57.03 %
- male: 42.97 %
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.29 %
- 2-9: 1.1 %
- 10-19: 1.77 %
- 20-29: 2.72 %
- 30-39: 4.81 %
- 40-49: 9.96 %
- 50-59: 20.3 %
- 60+: 59.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (886 people, 6.62%)
- Multiple Myeloma (874 people, 6.53%)
- Pain (801 people, 5.98%)
- Osteoporosis (668 people, 4.99%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (518 people, 3.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (1,961 people, 14.64%)
- Lasix (1,336 people, 9.98%)
- Folic Acid (1,279 people, 9.55%)
- Aspirin (1,109 people, 8.28%)
- Humira (1,026 people, 7.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (2,168 people, 16.19%)
- Fatigue (1,656 people, 12.37%)
- Fever (1,583 people, 11.82%)
- Pain (1,531 people, 11.43%)
- Weakness (1,508 people, 11.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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