Who have Thin blood with Prednisone - from FDA reports


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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On Jan, 10, 2019

302,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 7,930 people (2.62%) 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: 49.11 %
  • male: 50.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 1.28 %
  • 10-19: 3.85 %
  • 20-29: 4.41 %
  • 30-39: 6.71 %
  • 40-49: 11.37 %
  • 50-59: 19.1 %
  • 60+: 52.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 694 people, 8.75%
  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, 5.16%
  4. Preventive Health Care: 392 people, 4.94%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 359 people, 4.53%
  6. Pain: 321 people, 4.05%
  7. Kidney Transplant: 238 people, 3.00%
  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, 9.67%
  2. Lasix: 679 people, 8.56%
  3. Revlimid: 573 people, 7.23%
  4. Aspirin: 555 people, 7.00%
  5. Methotrexate: 532 people, 6.71%
  6. Folic Acid: 529 people, 6.67%
  7. Zometa: 522 people, 6.58%
  8. Omeprazole: 476 people, 6.00%
  9. Nplate: 436 people, 5.50%
  10. Furosemide: 431 people, 5.44%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Anaemia (lack of blood): 1,829 people, 23.06%
  2. Fever: 1,271 people, 16.03%
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 1,269 people, 16.00%
  4. Haemoglobin Decreased: 1,118 people, 14.10%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,112 people, 14.02%
  6. Weakness: 979 people, 12.35%
  7. Pneumonia: 932 people, 11.75%
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 917 people, 11.56%
  9. Diarrhea: 895 people, 11.29%
  10. Breathing Difficulty: 877 people, 11.06%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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