Prednisone and Costochondritis - from FDA reports


Summary

Costochondritis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Costochondritis with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 07, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 135 people (0.06%) have Costochondritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Costochondritis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Costochondritis *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 45.45 %

Gender of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 70.45 %
  • male: 29.55 %

Age of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.88 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 11.4 %
  • 40-49: 25.44 %
  • 50-59: 25.44 %
  • 60+: 31.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (30 people, 22.22%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (26 people, 19.26%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 18.52%)
  • Osteoporosis (20 people, 14.81%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (15 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (39 people, 28.89%)
  • Zometa (36 people, 26.67%)
  • Aredia (36 people, 26.67%)
  • Coumadin (33 people, 24.44%)
  • Celebrex (31 people, 22.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (66 people, 48.89%)
  • Fall (51 people, 37.78%)
  • Headache (49 people, 36.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 34.81%)
  • Weakness (46 people, 34.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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