Prednisone and Knee joint replacement - from FDA reports


Summary

Knee joint replacement 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 454 have Knee joint replacement. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee joint replacement and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Knee Joint Replacement

Knee joint replacement has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 10,811 Knee joint replacement patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 454 people (0.2%) have Knee Joint Replacement


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Knee joint replacement?

Time on Prednisone when people have Knee Joint Replacement *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 62.5 %

Gender of people who have Knee Joint Replacement when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 79.73 %
  • male: 20.27 %

Age of people who have Knee Joint Replacement when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 4.53 %
  • 40-49: 14.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.24 %
  • 60+: 55.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (266 people, 58.59%)
  • Pain (51 people, 11.23%)
  • Osteoporosis (46 people, 10.13%)
  • High Blood Pressure (46 people, 10.13%)
  • Asthma (16 people, 3.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (174 people, 38.33%)
  • Enbrel (145 people, 31.94%)
  • Humira (118 people, 25.99%)
  • Remicade (76 people, 16.74%)
  • Folic Acid (68 people, 14.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (87 people, 19.16%)
  • Joint Pain (72 people, 15.86%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (69 people, 15.20%)
  • Osteoarthritis (58 people, 12.78%)
  • Fall (55 people, 12.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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