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Review: could Prednisone cause Cartilage injury?

We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Cartilage injury. Find out below who they are, when they have Cartilage injury and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Cartilage injury

Cartilage injury (latest reports from 5,100 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, osteoporosis, pain.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 41 people (0.03%) have Cartilage Injury. They amount to 0.80% of all the 5,100 people who have Cartilage Injury on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cartilage injury in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Cartilage injury * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cartilage injury0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Cartilage injury86.67%13.33%

Age of people who have Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cartilage injury0.00%0.00%0.00%3.03%6.06%27.27%21.21%42.42%

Severity of Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cartilage injury ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 29.27%)
  2. Osteoporosis (9 people, 21.95%)
  3. Pain (6 people, 14.63%)
  4. Muscular weakness (6 people, 14.63%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (11 people, 26.83%)
  2. Folic acid (9 people, 21.95%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (6 people, 14.63%)
  4. Aspirin (6 people, 14.63%)
  5. Forteo (6 people, 14.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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