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Review: could Prednisone cause Piriformis syndrome?

We study 146,581 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 (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Piriformis syndrome

Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) (latest reports from 1,178 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, insomnia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Piriformis Syndrome. They amount to 0.25% of all the 1,178 people who have Piriformis Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Piriformis syndrome in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Piriformis syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Piriformis syndrome100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Piriformis syndrome100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Piriformis syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Piriformis syndrome when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Piriformis syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Piriformis syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Piriformis syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Polymyalgia rheumatica (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Back pain (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Osteopenia (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Osteoporosis (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Headache (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Fosamax (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Vicodin (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Reclast (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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