Prednisone and Neck pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Neck pain 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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 1,544 have Neck pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck pain and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 users)

Neck Pain

Neck pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 38,137 Neck pain patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,544 people (0.69%) have Neck Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Neck pain?

Time on Prednisone when people have Neck Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 42.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neck Pain when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 69.34 %
  • male: 30.66 %

Age of people who have Neck Pain when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.93 %
  • 10-19: 1.47 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.82 %
  • 40-49: 14.63 %
  • 50-59: 22.91 %
  • 60+: 47.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (396 people, 25.65%)
  • Osteoporosis (184 people, 11.92%)
  • Pain (170 people, 11.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (97 people, 6.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 5.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (294 people, 19.04%)
  • Zometa (272 people, 17.62%)
  • Humira (229 people, 14.83%)
  • Aredia (216 people, 13.99%)
  • Prilosec (190 people, 12.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (583 people, 37.76%)
  • Joint Pain (545 people, 35.30%)
  • Pain (518 people, 33.55%)
  • Pain In Extremity (514 people, 33.29%)
  • Headache (498 people, 32.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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