Costochondritis and drugs of ingredients of prednisone - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Summary:

Costochondritis is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of prednisone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drugs for 10+ years. This phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 477,825 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of prednisone from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Cortan, Delta-dome, Deltasone, Fernisone, Liquid pred, Meticorten, Orasone, Paracort, Prednicen-m, Prednisone, Prednisone intensol, Rayos, Servisone.

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On Apr, 03, 2022

477,825 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of prednisone.
Among them, 211 people (0.04%) have Costochondritis


What is Costochondritis?

Costochondritis (chest wall pain) is found to be associated with 951 drugs and 532 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of prednisone cause Costochondritis?

Time on drugs with ingredients of prednisone when people have Costochondritis *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 41.67 %

Gender of people who have Costochondritis when taking drugs with ingredients of prednisone *:

  • female: 72.14 %
  • male: 27.86 %

Age of people who have Costochondritis when taking drugs with ingredients of prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.5 %
  • 20-29: 3.75 %
  • 30-39: 13.75 %
  • 40-49: 30.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.75 %
  • 60+: 26.25 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 33 people, 15.64%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 25 people, 11.85%
  3. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 24 people, 11.37%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 22 people, 10.43%
  5. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 18 people, 8.53%
  6. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue): 17 people, 8.06%
  7. Depression: 13 people, 6.16%
  8. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 12 people, 5.69%
  9. Bone Lesion (bone with abnormalities. bone lesions can result from growth formations, infections, or injuries): 11 people, 5.21%
  10. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: 11 people, 5.21%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Ambien: 42 people, 19.91%
  2. Plaquenil: 37 people, 17.54%
  3. Ativan: 37 people, 17.54%
  4. Celebrex: 36 people, 17.06%
  5. Aredia: 36 people, 17.06%
  6. Zometa: 36 people, 17.06%
  7. Coumadin: 33 people, 15.64%
  8. Prevacid: 33 people, 15.64%
  9. Fosamax: 32 people, 15.17%
  10. Prilosec: 32 people, 15.17%

Other side effects people have besides Costochondritis *:

  1. Pain: 84 people, 39.81%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 75 people, 35.55%
  3. Joint Pain: 67 people, 31.75%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 67 people, 31.75%
  5. Cough: 66 people, 31.28%
  6. Stress And Anxiety: 65 people, 30.81%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 62 people, 29.38%
  8. Chest Pain: 61 people, 28.91%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 58 people, 27.49%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 55 people, 26.07%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on prednisone. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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