Will you have Thin blood with Prednisone - from FDA reports

Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 302,826 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone 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 prednisone (the active ingredients of Prednisone) and Prednisone (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Thin blood are also considered in the study.

What is Prednisone?

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 309,503 users)

What is Thin blood?

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, preventive health care, pain (latest reports from 169,537 Thin blood 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, 14, 2019

302,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 7,918 people (2.61%) have Thin blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Thin blood?

Time on Prednisone when people have Thin blood *:

  • < 1 month: 59.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.36 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.68 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.1 %
  • 10+ years: 1.42 %

Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 49.08 %
  • male: 50.92 %

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 1.28 %
  • 10-19: 3.86 %
  • 20-29: 4.42 %
  • 30-39: 6.71 %
  • 40-49: 11.37 %
  • 50-59: 19.11 %
  • 60+: 52.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 694 people, 8.76%
  2. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system): 462 people, 5.83%
  3. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting): 409 people, 5.17%
  4. Preventive Health Care: 392 people, 4.95%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 359 people, 4.53%
  6. Pain: 321 people, 4.05%
  7. Kidney Transplant: 238 people, 3.01%
  8. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 194 people, 2.45%
  9. Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged): 157 people, 1.98%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 156 people, 1.97%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Cyclophosphamide: 767 people, 9.69%
  2. Lasix: 678 people, 8.56%
  3. Revlimid: 573 people, 7.24%
  4. Aspirin: 555 people, 7.01%
  5. Methotrexate: 529 people, 6.68%
  6. Folic Acid: 528 people, 6.67%
  7. Zometa: 522 people, 6.59%
  8. Omeprazole: 476 people, 6.01%
  9. Nplate: 436 people, 5.51%
  10. Furosemide: 431 people, 5.44%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Anaemia (lack of blood): 1,829 people, 23.10%
  2. Fever: 1,269 people, 16.03%
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 1,269 people, 16.03%
  4. Haemoglobin Decreased: 1,118 people, 14.12%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,111 people, 14.03%
  6. Weakness: 979 people, 12.36%
  7. Pneumonia: 932 people, 11.77%
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 917 people, 11.58%
  9. Diarrhea: 895 people, 11.30%
  10. Breathing Difficulty: 877 people, 11.08%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Thin blood while taking Prednisone?

You are not alone:





Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Thin blood with Prednisone

Severity of Thin blood *:
  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Thin blood *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %
Effectiveness of Prednisone when people have Thin blood *:
  • not at all: 33.33 %
  • somewhat: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • high: 33.33 %
  • very high: 0.0 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 33.33 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 66.67 %

* Approximation only.


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