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Review: could Prednisone cause Knee joint replacement?

Summary: Knee joint replacement could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee joint replacement and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Knee joint replacement

Knee joint replacement (latest reports from 27,966 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 259 people (0.18%) have Knee Joint Replacement. They amount to 0.91% of all the 28,312 people who have Knee Joint Replacement on eHealthMe.

Trend of Knee joint replacement in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Knee joint replacement * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Knee joint replacement0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Knee joint replacement when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Knee joint replacement75.84%24.16%

Age of people who have Knee joint replacement when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee joint replacement0.00%0.00%0.00%0.53%3.74%13.90%24.60%57.22%

Severity of Knee joint replacement when taking Prednisone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Knee joint replacement ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (133 people, 51.35%)
  2. Osteoporosis (33 people, 12.74%)
  3. Pain (24 people, 9.27%)
  4. Hypertension (23 people, 8.88%)
  5. Muscle spasms (12 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (97 people, 37.45%)
  2. Prednisone tab (81 people, 31.27%)
  3. Enbrel (77 people, 29.73%)
  4. Humira (67 people, 25.87%)
  5. Folic acid (52 people, 20.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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