Review: could Prednisone cause Neck Pain?


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 Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 145,350 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,128 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 147,417 users)

Neck Pain

Neck pain has been reported by people with zollinger-ellison syndrome, sudden infant death syndrome, bradypnoea, drug ineffective, rhonchi (latest reports from 23,543 Neck pain patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

145,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,128 people (0.78%) have Neck Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Neck pain?

Time on Prednisone when people have Neck Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 40.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.56 %

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

  • female: 71.03 %
  • male: 28.97 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 2.41 %
  • 30-39: 12.74 %
  • 40-49: 14.24 %
  • 50-59: 19.06 %
  • 60+: 49.95 %

Severity if Neck Pain when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 5.88 %
  • moderate: 64.71 %
  • severe: 23.53 %
  • most severe: 5.88 %

How people recovered from Neck Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 23.08 %
  • not yet: 76.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (170 people)
  • Osteoporosis (143 people)
  • Pain (99 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (63 people)
  • Arthritis (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (224 people)
  • Aredia (185 people)
  • Prilosec (163 people)
  • Aspirin (159 people)
  • Methotrexate (151 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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