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Review: could Prednisone cause Ankylosing spondylitis?

Summary: Ankylosing spondylitis could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone tab, and have Ankylosing spondylitis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Ankylosing spondylitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ankylosing spondylitis and more.

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On Apr, 11, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 133 people (0.09%) have Ankylosing Spondylitis. They amount to 0.42% of all the 31,341 people who have Ankylosing Spondylitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ankylosing spondylitis in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Ankylosing spondylitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ankylosing spondylitis50.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%

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

FemaleMale
Ankylosing spondylitis45.77%54.23%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ankylosing spondylitis0.00%0.00%1.64%4.92%13.93%22.95%31.97%24.59%

Severity of Ankylosing spondylitis when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ankylosing spondylitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ankylosing spondylitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ankylosing spondylitis0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ankylosing spondylitis (51 people, 38.35%)
  2. Osteoporosis (37 people, 27.82%)
  3. Arthritis (28 people, 21.05%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (15 people, 11.28%)
  5. Spinal fracture (14 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (36 people, 27.07%)
  2. Neurontin (30 people, 22.56%)
  3. Zometa (29 people, 21.80%)
  4. Oxycontin (27 people, 20.30%)
  5. Ambien (26 people, 19.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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