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Review: could Prednisone cause Cartilage injury?

Summary: Cartilage injury is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,660 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 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of prednisone reports

Cartilage injury

Cartilage injury (latest reports from 5,108 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, osteoporosis, pain.

Trend of Cartilage injury reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 41 people (0.03%) have Cartilage Injury.

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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