Review: could Prednisone cause Rsd (Complex regional pain syndrome)?
Summary: Rsd is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Rsd. Find out below who they are, when they have Rsd and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,111 Prednisone users)
Rsd (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteopenia, depression. (latest reports from 2,128 Rsd patients)
On Feb, 7, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 48 people (0.03%) have Rsd.
Time on Prednisone when people have Rsd * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rsd when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Rsd when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Rsd when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rsd ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (11 people, 22.92%)
- Partial seizures (9 people, 18.75%)
- Procedural pain (9 people, 18.75%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (6 people, 12.50%)
- Pain in extremity (6 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (25 people, 52.08%)
- Prednisone tab (20 people, 41.67%)
- Lyrica (19 people, 39.58%)
- Xanax (19 people, 39.58%)
- Trazodone hcl (16 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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CDC emailed me this back in 2013. Isoniazid INGH causes a number of recognized adverse effects; however, RSD complex regional pain syndrome has not been recognized as an adverse effect of isoniazid in any the isoniazid treatment trials, which cumulatively have enrolled more than 70,000 patients. The case reports in the literature of complex regional pain syndrome in TB patients do not constitute grounds for warning about a causal relationship.
Joanne on Aug, 17, 2014:
March 2011 I had a positive reading of TB. I went on INH and was on it to July because my liver function enzymes increased a lot. In October 2011, suddenly developed in my right leg down to the foot cellulitis. No bug bite, cut, or any injury on the leg. I just got Cellulitis. November 30 2011, I was injured at work. Broke my foot/didn't show in the xray was broken so worked 40 hrs at the hospital. February 2012 MRI showed that I had to Fractures in the left foot. I went out on workers comp. March 2012 diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. I have found this study helpful but yet disturbing. People should be warned about taking INH. I have written to the CDC and they stated that there is 70,000 cases that they know that people have developed RSD/CRPS due to INH and RIF. Two antibiotics to treat TB.
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