Prednisone and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 2,698 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasms patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,698 people (1.2%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Prednisone when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 48.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.93 %
  • 10+ years: 0.93 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 69.32 %
  • male: 30.68 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 1.98 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 8.94 %
  • 40-49: 14.88 %
  • 50-59: 26.99 %
  • 60+: 43.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (413 people, 15.31%)
  • Osteoporosis (289 people, 10.71%)
  • Pain (274 people, 10.16%)
  • Crohn's Disease (233 people, 8.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (204 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (399 people, 14.79%)
  • Methotrexate (343 people, 12.71%)
  • Aspirin (269 people, 9.97%)
  • Zometa (243 people, 9.01%)
  • Lasix (227 people, 8.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (744 people, 27.58%)
  • Fatigue (674 people, 24.98%)
  • Weakness (610 people, 22.61%)
  • Joint Pain (603 people, 22.35%)
  • Nausea (575 people, 21.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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