Prednisone and Bone and joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Bone and joint 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 11,079 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 users)

Bone And Joint Pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,380 Bone and joint pain patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 11,079 people (4.92%) have Bone And Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Bone and joint pain?

Time on Prednisone when people have Bone And Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 37.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.01 %
  • 10+ years: 5.29 %

Gender of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 70.41 %
  • male: 29.59 %

Age of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 2.83 %
  • 20-29: 4.86 %
  • 30-39: 9.28 %
  • 40-49: 15.29 %
  • 50-59: 26.5 %
  • 60+: 40.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,129 people, 37.27%)
  • Pain (1,096 people, 9.89%)
  • Osteoporosis (835 people, 7.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (779 people, 7.03%)
  • Crohn's Disease (666 people, 6.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (2,641 people, 23.84%)
  • Humira (2,520 people, 22.75%)
  • Enbrel (1,490 people, 13.45%)
  • Folic Acid (1,389 people, 12.54%)
  • Zometa (878 people, 7.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (2,625 people, 23.69%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2,478 people, 22.37%)
  • Fatigue (2,168 people, 19.57%)
  • Back Pain (1,904 people, 17.19%)
  • Weakness (1,835 people, 16.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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