Review: could Prednisone cause Bone Pain?


Summary

Bone 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 Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 139,332 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,263 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone 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 224,214 users)

Bone Pain

Bone pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,347 Bone pain patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

139,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,263 people (0.91%) have Bone Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Bone pain?

Time on Prednisone when people have Bone Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 49.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60.67 %
  • male: 39.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.66 %
  • 10-19: 2.54 %
  • 20-29: 2.54 %
  • 30-39: 5.75 %
  • 40-49: 16.4 %
  • 50-59: 25.26 %
  • 60+: 46.84 %

Severity if Bone Pain when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Bone Pain **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (171 people, 13.54%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (144 people, 11.40%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (118 people, 9.34%)
  • Pain (117 people, 9.26%)
  • Metastases To Bone (92 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (454 people, 35.95%)
  • Aredia (321 people, 25.42%)
  • Protonix (204 people, 16.15%)
  • Nexium (198 people, 15.68%)
  • Percocet (188 people, 14.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (583 people, 46.16%)
  • Arthralgia (440 people, 34.84%)
  • Anxiety (417 people, 33.02%)
  • Back Pain (381 people, 30.17%)
  • Anaemia (358 people, 28.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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