Review: could Prednisone cause Ankylosing Spondylitis?


Summary

Ankylosing spondylitis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Humira, and have Ankylosing spondylitis . We study 135,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Ankylosing spondylitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ankylosing spondylitis and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 176,486 users)

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, injection site erythema, joint pain, injection site pain (latest reports from 30,352 Ankylosing spondylitis patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

135,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 128 people (0.09%) have Ankylosing Spondylitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Ankylosing spondylitis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Ankylosing Spondylitis *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 40 %

Gender of people who have Ankylosing Spondylitis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 46.03 %
  • male: 53.97 %

Age of people who have Ankylosing Spondylitis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 0.97 %
  • 20-29: 2.91 %
  • 30-39: 13.59 %
  • 40-49: 27.18 %
  • 50-59: 33.01 %
  • 60+: 21.36 %

Severity if Ankylosing Spondylitis when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ankylosing Spondylitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (52 people)
  • Osteoporosis (30 people)
  • Arthritis (28 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (15 people)
  • Spinal Fracture (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (31 people)
  • Humira (31 people)
  • Zometa (28 people)
  • Oxycontin (27 people)
  • Ambien (27 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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