Review: could Prednisone cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,686 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,367 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 150,015 users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(view latest reports from 105,943 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 146,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 4,367 people (2.98%) have Back Pain.
Time on Prednisone when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||34.98%||34.65%||10.89%||2.97%||7.92%||5.28%||3.30% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Back pain||63.06%||36.94% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.39%||3.57%||3.38%||8.77%||15.60%||21.76%||46.52% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||54.55%||36.36%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||14.29%||85.71% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (646 people, 14.79%)
- Osteoporosis (522 people, 11.95%)
- Pain (453 people, 10.37%)
- Multiple myeloma (425 people, 9.73%)
- Depression (244 people, 5.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (1,204 people, 27.57%)
- Zometa (1,013 people, 23.20%)
- Aspirin (972 people, 22.26%)
- Aredia (796 people, 18.23%)
- Folic acid (718 people, 16.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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