Review: could Prednisone cause Periodontal disease?
Summary: Periodontal disease is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 146,827 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
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 2,421 Periodontal disease patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 244 people (0.17%) have Periodontal Disease.
Time on Prednisone when people have Periodontal disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Periodontal disease||0.00%||22.22%||27.78%||22.22%||11.11%||11.11%||5.56% |
Gender of people who have Periodontal disease when taking Prednisone * :
|Periodontal disease||73.11%||26.89% |
Age of people who have Periodontal disease when taking Prednisone * :
|Periodontal disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.43%||0.43%||7.36%||49.78%||41.99% |
Severity of Periodontal disease when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Periodontal disease||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Periodontal disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Periodontal disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (86 people, 35.25%)
- Multiple myeloma (59 people, 24.18%)
- Metastases to bone (37 people, 15.16%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 13.52%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (28 people, 11.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (144 people, 59.02%)
- Aredia (128 people, 52.46%)
- Prilosec (87 people, 35.66%)
- Percocet (87 people, 35.66%)
- Protonix (85 people, 34.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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