Review: could Prednisone cause Piriformis Syndrome?


Summary

Piriformis syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Prednisone. We study 139,333 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 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 224,210 users)

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) has been reported by people with insomnia, pityriasis rosea, diarrhea, drug ineffective, nausea (latest reports from 235 Piriformis syndrome patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

139,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) have Piriformis Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Piriformis syndrome?

Time on Prednisone when people have Piriformis Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Piriformis Syndrome when taking Prednisone **:

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

How people recovered from Piriformis Syndrome **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Osteopenia (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Hip Pain (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Back Pain (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Tylenol (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Mk-9384 (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Fosamax (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Atrexel (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Dizziness (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Dermatitis Allergic (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Dehydration (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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