Prednisone and Osteoarthritis - from FDA reports
Osteoarthritis is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Osteoarthritis with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,797 people (1.13%) have Osteoarthritis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Osteoarthritis *:
- < 1 month: 19.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.65 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
- 10+ years: 14.78 %
Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 69.98 %
- male: 30.02 %
Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.14 %
- 10-19: 1.15 %
- 20-29: 2.01 %
- 30-39: 3.21 %
- 40-49: 10.64 %
- 50-59: 32.1 %
- 60+: 50.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (495 people, 17.70%)
- Multiple Myeloma (347 people, 12.41%)
- Pain (344 people, 12.30%)
- High Blood Pressure (244 people, 8.72%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (170 people, 6.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (954 people, 34.11%)
- Aredia (789 people, 28.21%)
- Methotrexate (535 people, 19.13%)
- Fosamax (524 people, 18.73%)
- Celebrex (455 people, 16.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (1,278 people, 45.69%)
- Stress And Anxiety (1,069 people, 38.22%)
- Joint Pain (1,031 people, 36.86%)
- Back Pain (943 people, 33.71%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (931 people, 33.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I've been getting a lot of pimples ever since I started taking rcinex and omnacortil. It has been 2months since I started taking those drugs. Acne doesn't leave and has formed numerous blemishes and has left behind scars , even on my back. Is it because of those drugs? Is it a common side effect?
My vision isn't the best to begin with but it seems like since I got on prednisone and lialda its gotten so much worse. Everything is so fuzzy. I cannot see anything. Should I consider switching medications?
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I am writing this on behalf of my son. He is a heart-lung survivor post transplant 10 years. He has been on 5mgs of Predisone for the last 9 1/2 years. A few months ago his doctors reduced his dosage to 2.4mg every other day and 5mg in between. A week ago he went into a verbal rage and went ...
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Hi there. I have been on Prednisone since November 8. My resting pulse has gone from 50's and 60's to up I'm the 90's and sometimes low 100's. My heart just pounds. I worry that it is doing lasting damage to my heart. I am usually a runner and bicyclist but since being sick I haven't been doing ...