Prednisone and Periodontal disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Periodontal disease is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 273 have Periodontal disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Periodontal disease and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure (latest reports from 2,816 Periodontal disease patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 273 people (0.12%) have Periodontal Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Periodontal disease?

Time on Prednisone when people have Periodontal Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Periodontal Disease when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 70.85 %
  • male: 29.15 %

Age of people who have Periodontal Disease when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.86 %
  • 20-29: 1.29 %
  • 30-39: 0.43 %
  • 40-49: 9.44 %
  • 50-59: 41.63 %
  • 60+: 45.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (75 people, 27.47%)
  • Osteoporosis (72 people, 26.37%)
  • Metastases To Bone (45 people, 16.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (36 people, 13.19%)
  • Pain (31 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (171 people, 62.64%)
  • Aredia (148 people, 54.21%)
  • Prilosec (96 people, 35.16%)
  • Percocet (93 people, 34.07%)
  • Protonix (90 people, 32.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (179 people, 65.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (175 people, 64.10%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (173 people, 63.37%)
  • Bone Disorder (157 people, 57.51%)
  • Osteomyelitis (144 people, 52.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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