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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,827 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,003 have Neck pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck pain and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Neck Pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 24,475 Neck Pain patients)
On Apr, 15, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,003 people (0.68%) have Neck Pain.
Time on Prednisone when people have Neck pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neck pain||43.28%||10.45%||20.90%||2.99%||20.90%||0.00%||1.49% |
Gender of people who have Neck pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Neck pain||70.84%||29.16% |
Age of people who have Neck pain when taking Prednisone * :
|Neck pain||0.00%||0.39%||1.37%||2.44%||12.71%||13.88%||18.77%||50.44% |
Severity of Neck pain when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Neck pain||6.67%||66.67%||20.00%||6.67% |
How people recovered from Neck pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Neck pain||0.00%||9.09%||90.91% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (207 people, 20.64%)
- Osteoporosis (178 people, 17.75%)
- Pain (173 people, 17.25%)
- Multiple myeloma (75 people, 7.48%)
- Arthritis (71 people, 7.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (279 people, 27.82%)
- Prednisone tab (254 people, 25.32%)
- Zometa (244 people, 24.33%)
- Folic acid (218 people, 21.73%)
- Aredia (204 people, 20.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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