Vitamin d vs. Prednisone: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study

Summary:

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Vitamin d and Prednisone. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 694,511 people who take Vitamin d and Prednisone, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.



On Aug, 04, 2022

694,511 people who take Vitamin d and Prednisone are studied.


What is Vitamin d?

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in low vitamin d. eHealthMe is studying from 204,350 Vitamin d users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Prednisone?

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 472,434 Prednisone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vitamin d vs Prednisone drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Vitamin D (ergocalciferol)

Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:

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Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:

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Drug effectiveness:

Vitamin D:
  • not at all: 4.74 %
  • somewhat: 22.03 %
  • moderate: 35.39 %
  • high: 28.38 %
  • very high: 9.47 %
Prednisone:
  • not at all: 4.4 %
  • somewhat: 21.22 %
  • moderate: 30.96 %
  • high: 29.58 %
  • very high: 13.83 %

Want to compare Vitamin d with Prednisone?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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Common Vitamin d side effects:

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ergocalciferol and prednisone (the active ingredients of Vitamin d and Prednisone, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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