Review: could Prednisone cause Pain Relief?


Pain relief 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 145,352 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,528 have Pain relief. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain relief and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,420 users)

Pain Relief

Pain relief has been reported by people with weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, fatigue, dizziness (latest reports from 245,929 Pain relief patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

145,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 7,528 people (5.18%) have Pain Relief

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Pain relief?

Time on Prednisone when people have Pain Relief *:

  • < 1 month: 44.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.5 %
  • 10+ years: 3.0 %

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

  • female: 66.75 %
  • male: 33.25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.48 %
  • 10-19: 2.15 %
  • 20-29: 6.44 %
  • 30-39: 9.74 %
  • 40-49: 14.72 %
  • 50-59: 24.4 %
  • 60+: 42.04 %

Severity if Pain Relief when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 35.71 %
  • most severe: 21.43 %

How people recovered from Pain Relief **:

  • while on drug: 18.18 %
  • after off the drug: 9.09 %
  • not yet: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,145 people)
  • Pain (792 people)
  • Osteoporosis (609 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (583 people)
  • Hypertension (410 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (1,747 people)
  • Aredia (1,255 people)
  • Aspirin (1,097 people)
  • Lasix (1,086 people)
  • Humira (961 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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