Review: could Prednisone cause Toothache?


Summary

Toothache 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 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 574 have Toothache. Find out below who they are, when they have Toothache and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,214 users)

Toothache

Toothache (tooth pain) has been reported by people with toothaches, breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 13,186 Toothache patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 574 people (0.41%) have Toothache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Toothache?

Time on Prednisone when people have Toothache *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.83 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Toothache when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.35 %
  • male: 42.65 %

Age of people who have Toothache when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 5.71 %
  • 40-49: 12.45 %
  • 50-59: 30.41 %
  • 60+: 48.98 %

Severity if Toothache when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Toothache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (90 people, 15.68%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (67 people, 11.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (62 people, 10.80%)
  • Metastases To Bone (48 people, 8.36%)
  • Depression (46 people, 8.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (296 people, 51.57%)
  • Aredia (194 people, 33.80%)
  • Dexamethasone (151 people, 26.31%)
  • Fosamax (128 people, 22.30%)
  • Neurontin (113 people, 19.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (323 people, 56.27%)
  • Anxiety (297 people, 51.74%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (276 people, 48.08%)
  • Back Pain (246 people, 42.86%)
  • Arthralgia (221 people, 38.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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