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Review: could Prednisone cause Bone pain?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,386 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone pain and more.

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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,898 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Bone pain

Bone pain (latest reports from 145,632 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,386 people (0.95%) have Bone Pain. They amount to 0.95% of all the 145,554 people who have Bone Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone pain in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Bone pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone pain52.89%29.75%4.96%5.79%5.79%0.83%0.00%

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

Bone pain59.43%40.57%

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

Bone pain0.08%0.68%3.83%1.95%6.53%14.34%22.82%49.77%

Severity of Bone pain when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone pain0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Bone pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (217 people, 15.66%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (184 people, 13.28%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (169 people, 12.19%)
  4. Pain (140 people, 10.10%)
  5. Depression (103 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (511 people, 36.87%)
  2. Aredia (364 people, 26.26%)
  3. Prednisone tab (361 people, 26.05%)
  4. Aspirin (275 people, 19.84%)
  5. Protonix (248 people, 17.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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