Prednisone and Osteoarthritis - from FDA reports


Summary

Osteoarthritis 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. This review analyzes which people have Osteoarthritis with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,686 people (1.12%) have Osteoarthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Osteoarthritis?

Time on Prednisone when people have Osteoarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.78 %

Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 70.11 %
  • male: 29.89 %

Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 2.04 %
  • 30-39: 3.14 %
  • 40-49: 10.66 %
  • 50-59: 31.99 %
  • 60+: 50.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (718 people, 26.73%)
  • Osteoporosis (493 people, 18.35%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (345 people, 12.84%)
  • Pain (335 people, 12.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (238 people, 8.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (954 people, 35.52%)
  • Aredia (789 people, 29.37%)
  • Methotrexate (526 people, 19.58%)
  • Fosamax (519 people, 19.32%)
  • Celebrex (449 people, 16.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,258 people, 46.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,058 people, 39.39%)
  • Joint Pain (1,004 people, 37.38%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (931 people, 34.66%)
  • Back Pain (921 people, 34.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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