Review: taking Acyclovir and Prednisone together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Acyclovir and Prednisone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Acyclovir and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,628 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Acyclovir

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Acyclovir 23,455 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 176,486 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

3,628 people who take Acyclovir, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Acyclovir and Prednisone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Acyclovir:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Acyclovir:
  • female: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Acyclovir:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • cataract
  • sepsis
  • urinary tract infection
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • thrombosis
  • anaemia
  • cholangitis
1 - 6 months:
  • febrile neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • blood sodium decreased
  • respiratory failure
  • rectal ulcer
  • haematochezia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • pancytopenia
  • dehydration
  • anaemia
  • dysphagia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • neck pain
  • renal failure chronic
  • thrombocytopenia
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • vaginal swelling
  • weight gain poor
  • stools - pale or clay colored
  • arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • renal failure chronic
  • red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
2 - 5 years:
  • asthma
  • abscess
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis
  • adverse drug reaction
  • bone marrow disorder
  • bronchitis
  • dental fistula
  • diarrhoea
  • gingival disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • asthma
  • atrial fibrillation
  • edema - peripheral, peripheral edema
  • swollen tongue
10+ years:
  • amyloidosis
  • congestive cardiomyopathy
  • diabetes mellitus
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • haemorrhage
  • hypotension
  • infection
  • localised intraabdominal fluid collection
  • lung transplant rejection
  • oxygen saturation decreased
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • haematocrit decreased
  • premature baby
  • pyrexia
  • atelectasis
  • blood creatinine increased
  • diffuse large b-cell lymphoma stage iv
  • feeding problem in newborn
  • lymphoproliferative disorder
  • pancytopenia
  • peritonitis
2-9:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • pyrexia
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • sepsis
  • arthralgia
  • bone pain
  • epstein-barr virus infection
  • respiratory failure
  • pneumonia
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • renal impairment
  • arthralgia
  • device related infection
  • sepsis
  • bone pain
  • c-reactive protein decreased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • diarrhoea
20-29:
  • diarrhoea
  • urinary tract infection
  • crohn's disease
  • pregnancy
  • premature delivery
  • pyelonephritis
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • blood creatinine increased
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • sinusitis
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • pruritus
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • blood glucose increased
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • thrombocytopenia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • anaemia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
60+:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • back pain
  • pancytopenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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