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A study for a 79-year old man who takes Prednisone, Omeprazole

Summary: 959 male patients aged 79 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 79 year old male patient who has Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Acid Reflux. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


On Apr, 21, 2015: 959 males aged 79 (±5) who take Prednisone, Omeprazole are studied

Prednisone, Omeprazole outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 79

Gender: male

Conditions: Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Acid Reflux

Drugs taking:
- Prednisone - 10MG (prednisone): used for 10+ years
- Omeprazole - 20MG (omeprazole)

Comments from or about the patient: I've used predisone on & off for years for polymyalgia rheumatica. Now I've been prescribed omeprazole for acid reflux but have not taken it yet. Are these medications compatible?
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eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :


Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DehydrationDehydrationAcute Myeloid LeukaemiaAseptic Necrosis BoneAcute Myeloid Leukaemian/aNauseaPneumonia
AnaemiaNeutropeniaPneumoniaParanoiaVentricular FibrillationGastric UlcerDyspnoea
HypotensionFatigueHaematuriaConfusional StateComaProductive CoughFatigue
NeutropeniaAnaemiaProductive CoughFluid RetentionHydrocephalusPyrexiaAsthenia
FatigueHypotensionThrombocytopeniaAstheniaCold SweatVomitingAnaemia
Atrial FibrillationPneumoniaEpistaxisTooth ExtractionHypotensionUpper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageDehydration
SepsisSupraventricular TachycardiaPyrexiaTooth AbscessBradyphreniaErosive OesophagitisHypotension
FaecalomaCardiomegalyDermatitis BullousBone DisorderHypoglycaemiaDyspnoeaAtrial Fibrillation
Oesophageal Squamous Cell CarcinomaAtelectasisIntestinal HaemorrhageGastrointestinal CarcinomaHyponatraemiaChillsConfusional State
Acute Respiratory FailureDizzinessCoughLarge Intestinal ObstructionAstheniaAstheniaDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who have Acid Reflux
- support group for people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- support group for people who take Omeprazole
- support group for people who take Prednisone

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