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Table 3 Patient OCS-dependence comorbidities in OCS-dependent patients.a

From: Mepolizumab improves clinical outcomes in patients with severe asthma and comorbid conditions

Diagnosis description Patients (N = 544)
Any condition, n (%) 291 (53)
Psychopathologies, n (%)  
 Any condition 136 (25)
 Anxiety 55 (10)
 Depression 55 (10)
 Mood changes 40 (7)
 Sleep disorders 68 (13)
Osteoporosis/bone fractures, n (%)  
 Any condition 108 (20)
 Bone fractures 5 (< 1)
 Osteoporosis 107 (20)
Weight gain, n (%) 91 (17)
Adrenal-related, n (%)  
 Any condition 59 (11)
 Adrenal suppression 18 (3)
 Cushing’s syndrome 20 (4)
 Moon face 41 (8)
Bruising, n (%) 59 (11)
Eye-related, n (%)  
 Any condition 54 (10)
 Glaucoma 12 (2)
 Cataract 44 (8)
  1. OCS oral corticosteroids
  2. aPatients who had treatment with continuous or near-continuous (at least half of the year) oral corticosteroids