Prednisone and Muscle aches - from FDA reports
Muscle aches 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 Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle aches with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,759 people (1.52%) have Muscle aches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Muscle aches *:
- < 1 month: 52.94 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.24 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.36 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.24 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.2 %
- 10+ years: 1.68 %
Gender of people who have Muscle aches when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 66.94 %
- male: 33.06 %
Age of people who have Muscle aches when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.16 %
- 2-9: 0.2 %
- 10-19: 2.73 %
- 20-29: 4.49 %
- 30-39: 9.53 %
- 40-49: 16.72 %
- 50-59: 23.65 %
- 60+: 42.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (323 people, 8.59%)
- Pain (256 people, 6.81%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (250 people, 6.65%)
- Crohn's Disease (202 people, 5.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (189 people, 5.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (442 people, 11.76%)
- Humira (336 people, 8.94%)
- Lipitor (319 people, 8.49%)
- Folic Acid (308 people, 8.19%)
- Prilosec (247 people, 6.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (1,502 people, 39.96%)
- Fatigue (1,056 people, 28.09%)
- Weakness (1,022 people, 27.19%)
- Pain (849 people, 22.59%)
- Nausea (740 people, 19.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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