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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 146,827 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

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)

Rsd

Rsd (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteopenia, depression. (latest reports from 2,129 Rsd patients)

On May, 23, 2015: 146,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 48 people (0.03%) have Rsd.

Trend of Rsd in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Rsd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rsd66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rsd when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Rsd41.86%58.14%

Age of people who have Rsd when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rsd0.00%0.00%3.33%3.33%16.67%50.00%16.67%10.00%

Severity of Rsd when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rsd0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rsd ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rsd0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (11 people, 22.92%)
  2. Partial seizures (9 people, 18.75%)
  3. Procedural pain (9 people, 18.75%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (6 people, 12.50%)
  5. Pain in extremity (6 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (25 people, 52.08%)
  2. Prednisone tab (20 people, 41.67%)
  3. Lyrica (19 people, 39.58%)
  4. Xanax (19 people, 39.58%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (16 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • MSIR 30mg 3X daily, PREDNISONE 10mg 1X daily. This regimen works well, minimal pain and maximum flexibility. Not particularly pleased with drug dependency but what the hell it works.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • taking prednisone 10 mg tabs off and on over last 3 to 4 months and was helping tremendously with pain, until most recently when I began taking it again at 10 mg about 10 days ago, not as much relief of joint pain at first, now none, and my WBC is 19,000....prior to prednisone was normal.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My throat is filled with nasal drip , clear which makes me cough all the time. Been to the doctor 3 times and have been given allergy nose spray. Not helping. I have tried all meds for colds and allergies but to no avail no luck. Its hard enough to have RA and MS but I can't sleep due to the violent coughing...Oh and lungs are completely clear.

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