Prednisone and Piriformis syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Piriformis syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Prednisone. We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Piriformis syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Piriformis syndrome 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)

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, preventive health care, insomnia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 240 Piriformis syndrome patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3 people (0.0%) have Piriformis Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Piriformis syndrome?

Gender of people who have Piriformis Syndrome when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Piriformis Syndrome when taking Prednisone *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Osteopenia (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Back Pain (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Vicodin (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Reclast (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Fosamax (2 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Neuralgia (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Malignant Melanoma (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Ankle Fracture (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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