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Review: could Prednisone cause Periodontal disease?

Summary: Periodontal disease could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 244 have Periodontal disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Periodontal disease and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.

Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth) (latest reports from 29,367 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 146,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 244 people (0.17%) have Periodontal Disease. They amount to 0.83% of all the 29,344 people who have Periodontal Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Periodontal disease in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Periodontal disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Periodontal disease0.00%22.22%27.78%22.22%11.11%11.11%5.56%

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

FemaleMale
Periodontal disease73.11%26.89%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Periodontal disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.43%0.43%7.36%49.78%41.99%

Severity of Periodontal disease when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Periodontal disease0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Periodontal disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Periodontal disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (86 people, 35.25%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (59 people, 24.18%)
  3. Metastases to bone (37 people, 15.16%)
  4. Hypertension (33 people, 13.52%)
  5. Systemic lupus erythematosus (28 people, 11.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (144 people, 59.02%)
  2. Aredia (128 people, 52.46%)
  3. Prilosec (87 people, 35.66%)
  4. Percocet (87 people, 35.66%)
  5. Protonix (85 people, 34.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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