Review: could Prednisone cause Costochondritis?
This is a review of Costochondritis by studying 146,485 people who take Prednisone. We analyze: the time on Prednisone when people have Costochondritis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Costochondritis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Prednisone. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Costochondritis (chest wall pain) (latest reports from 11,242 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, osteopenia, arthritis, depression.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 146,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 91 people (0.06%) have Costochondritis.
Time on Prednisone when people have Costochondritis * :
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Gender of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Costochondritis when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Costochondritis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (40 people, 43.96%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 31.87%)
- Multiple myeloma (28 people, 30.77%)
- Arthritis (24 people, 26.37%)
- Muscle spasms (20 people, 21.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (43 people, 47.25%)
- Prevacid (42 people, 46.15%)
- Zometa (39 people, 42.86%)
- Coumadin (39 people, 42.86%)
- Aredia (39 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
C Edwards (1 year ago):
I must be in that .06%. Had a nasty sinus infection that was not abated by antibiotics x2 so was prescribed Prednisone. Approx 30-45 days after my treatment finished (and my sinus infection was cured) my OB/GYN found a lump in my chest "the size of a golfball" during a routine breast exam. Underwent many tests and finally had a referral to an Oncologist. He took one look at test results and asked me if I'd recently been on Prednisone, that I had no worries with cancer, but I did have costocondritis and that I shouldn't worry. His office visit took maybe 5 minutes.
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