Review: could Prednisone cause Fibromyalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 503 have Fibromyalgia. See who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more. This review is 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.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 89,498 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 146,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 503 people (0.34%) have Fibromyalgia.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (130 people, 25.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (120 people, 23.86%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (54 people, 10.74%)
- Breast cancer (47 people, 9.34%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (46 people, 9.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (165 people, 32.80%)
- Fosamax (139 people, 27.63%)
- Methotrexate (129 people, 25.65%)
- Celebrex (128 people, 25.45%)
- Zometa (121 people, 24.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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