Review: could Prednisone cause Cartilage injury?
Summary: Cartilage injury could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,410 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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On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 41 people (0.03%) have Cartilage Injury. They amount to 0.82% of all the 4,979 people who have Cartilage Injury on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Cartilage injury * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cartilage injury||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone * :
|Cartilage injury||86.67%||13.33% |
Age of people who have Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone * :
|Cartilage injury||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.03%||6.06%||27.27%||21.21%||42.42% |
Severity of Cartilage injury when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Cartilage injury ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 29.27%)
- Osteoporosis (9 people, 21.95%)
- Pain (6 people, 14.63%)
- Muscular weakness (6 people, 14.63%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 7.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (11 people, 26.83%)
- Folic acid (9 people, 21.95%)
- Vitamin b-12 (6 people, 14.63%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 14.63%)
- Forteo (6 people, 14.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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