Review: could Prednisone cause Periodontal Disease?


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 Osteoporosis . We study 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 221 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 224,218 users)

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 2,798 Periodontal disease patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 221 people (0.16%) 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: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

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

  • female: 69.86 %
  • male: 30.14 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.52 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 1.04 %
  • 30-39: 0.52 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 39.58 %
  • 60+: 47.92 %

Severity if Periodontal Disease when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Periodontal Disease **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (68 people, 30.77%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 21.72%)
  • Metastases To Bone (40 people, 18.10%)
  • Hypertension (31 people, 14.03%)
  • Pain (29 people, 13.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (142 people, 64.25%)
  • Aredia (122 people, 55.20%)
  • Prilosec (85 people, 38.46%)
  • Percocet (78 people, 35.29%)
  • Protonix (73 people, 33.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (150 people, 67.87%)
  • Anxiety (144 people, 65.16%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (138 people, 62.44%)
  • Bone Disorder (137 people, 61.99%)
  • Osteomyelitis (121 people, 54.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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