Review: could Prednisone cause Piriformis syndrome?
Summary: Piriformis syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Prednisone.
We study 146,827 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)
Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, insomnia, depression, pain. (latest reports from 215 Piriformis syndrome patients)
On Apr, 9, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Piriformis Syndrome.
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 * :
- Polymyalgia rheumatica (1 people, 33.33%)
- Back pain (1 people, 33.33%)
- Osteopenia (1 people, 33.33%)
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 33.33%)
- Headache (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (2 people, 66.67%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
- Fosamax (1 people, 33.33%)
- Vicodin (1 people, 33.33%)
- Reclast (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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