Related topic: Prednisone, Piriformis syndrome
Review: could Prednisone cause Piriformis syndrome?
Summary: Piriformis syndrome could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 146,427 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 (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) (latest reports from 1,157 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, insomnia, depression, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Piriformis Syndrome. They amount to 0.26% of all the 1,155 people who have Piriformis Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Piriformis syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Piriformis syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Prednisone * :
|Piriformis syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Prednisone * :
|Piriformis syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Piriformis syndrome when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Piriformis syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Piriformis syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Piriformis syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 33.33%)
- Cardiac disorder (1 people, 33.33%)
- Osteopenia (1 people, 33.33%)
- Back pain (1 people, 33.33%)
- Polymyalgia rheumatica (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
- Prednisone tab (2 people, 66.67%)
- Oxycontin (1 people, 33.33%)
- Oxycodone (1 people, 33.33%)
- Acetaminophen (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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