Review: could Prednisone cause Spinal osteoarthritis?
Summary: Spinal osteoarthritis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,098 have Spinal osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal osteoarthritis 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)
Spinal osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 8,861 Spinal osteoarthritis patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,098 people (0.75%) have Spinal Osteoarthritis.
Time on Prednisone when people have Spinal osteoarthritis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Spinal osteoarthritis||9.09%||3.64%||36.36%||1.82%||12.73%||23.64%||12.73% |
Gender of people who have Spinal osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone * :
|Spinal osteoarthritis||57.16%||42.84% |
Age of people who have Spinal osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone * :
|Spinal osteoarthritis||0.00%||0.00%||0.22%||0.00%||0.78%||9.66%||32.63%||56.71% |
Severity of Spinal osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone ** :
How people recovered from Spinal osteoarthritis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (291 people, 26.50%)
- Osteoporosis (219 people, 19.95%)
- Metastases to bone (72 people, 6.56%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (72 people, 6.56%)
- Pain (65 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (750 people, 68.31%)
- Aredia (522 people, 47.54%)
- Aspirin (452 people, 41.17%)
- Neurontin (281 people, 25.59%)
- Prednisone tab (272 people, 24.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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