Review: taking Imitrex and Prednisone together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Imitrex and Prednisone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imitrex and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 843 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Imitrex

Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 15,307 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

843 people who take Imitrex, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Imitrex and Prednisone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Imitrex:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Imitrex:
  • female: 90.0% - (9 of 10 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Imitrex:
  • 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • decreased appetite
  • migraine
  • restlessness
  • screaming
  • weight decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • vulval abscess
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • influenza like illness
  • myalgia
  • pyrexia
  • influenza
  • kidney infection
  • pain
6 - 12 months:
  • crohn's disease
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • femur fracture
  • injury
  • low turnover osteopathy
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
1 - 2 years:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain lower
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cholecystitis chronic
2 - 5 years:
  • vulval abscess
  • kidney infection
  • memory impairment
  • urinary tract infection
  • cluster headaches
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fatigue
  • itching
5 - 10 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder injury
  • anxiety
  • bile duct stone
  • cerebral thrombosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • kidney infection
  • memory impairment
10+ years:
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • abdominal pain
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • excessive bronchial secretion
  • itching
  • laryngitis
  • meniere's disease
  • muscle twitching
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • migraine
  • depression
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • migraine
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • depression
male:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abdominal pain
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • migraine
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • restlessness
  • screaming
  • weight decreased
10-19:
  • abdominal distension
  • alopecia
  • pain in extremity
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • blood creatinine increased
  • injury
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
20-29:
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • cardiomegaly
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • arthritis
  • asthma
30-39:
  • pain
  • vulval abscess
  • pulmonary embolism
  • migraine
  • cholelithiasis
  • headache
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • osteopenia
  • osteoporosis
  • headache
  • foot fracture
  • migraine
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • respiratory failure
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • renal failure
  • hypotension
  • anxiety
  • contusion
  • cough
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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