Could Prednisone cause Costochondritis - from FDA reports
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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,601 users)
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:
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%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Prednisone, learn more )
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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