Could Prednisone cause 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 . We study 139,361 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 99 have Costochondritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Costochondritis and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,601 users)

Costochondritis

Costochondritis (chest wall pain) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 1,723 Costochondritis patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

139,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 99 people (0.07%) have Costochondritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Costochondritis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Costochondritis *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 71.43 %

Gender of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 68.04 %
  • male: 31.96 %

Age of people who have Costochondritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.65 %
  • 30-39: 13.95 %
  • 40-49: 19.77 %
  • 50-59: 27.91 %
  • 60+: 33.72 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (34 people, 34.34%)
  • Zometa (33 people, 33.33%)
  • Aredia (33 people, 33.33%)
  • Coumadin (29 people, 29.29%)
  • Fosamax (28 people, 28.28%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoporosis (20 people, 20.20%)
  • Muscle Spasms (12 people, 12.12%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (11 people, 11.11%)
  • Bone Lesion (11 people, 11.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 10.10%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (55 people, 55.56%)
  • Fall (47 people, 47.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 41.41%)
  • Rashes (38 people, 38.38%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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