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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms 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 Sep, 22, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,035 people (1.23%) have Muscle spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Prednisone when people have Muscle spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 49.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.88 %
  • 10+ years: 1.75 %

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

  • female: 69.76 %
  • male: 30.24 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 3.49 %
  • 30-39: 8.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.37 %
  • 50-59: 27.63 %
  • 60+: 44.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (294 people, 9.69%)
  • Osteoporosis (294 people, 9.69%)
  • Crohn's Disease (248 people, 8.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (217 people, 7.15%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (167 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (423 people, 13.94%)
  • Methotrexate (343 people, 11.30%)
  • Aspirin (271 people, 8.93%)
  • Lasix (246 people, 8.11%)
  • Zometa (245 people, 8.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (831 people, 27.38%)
  • Fatigue (743 people, 24.48%)
  • Weakness (660 people, 21.75%)
  • Joint Pain (659 people, 21.71%)
  • Nausea (624 people, 20.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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