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 496 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. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 14,017 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,420 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

496 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% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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 0 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: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • status migrainosus
  • blindness transient
  • loss of consciousness
  • vulval abscess
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • bruxism
  • carotid artery dissection
  • chills
  • concussion
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • influenza like illness
  • myalgia
  • crohn's disease
  • vulval abscess
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood potassium decreased
  • hypomania
  • mouth dry aggravated
6 - 12 months:
  • crohn's disease
1 - 2 years:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • nausea
  • pain
  • abdominal pain lower
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
2 - 5 years:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fatigue
  • vulval abscess
5 - 10 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder injury
  • bile duct stone
  • respiratory failure
10+ years:
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • excessive bronchial secretion
  • itching
  • laryngitis
  • meniere's disease
  • muscle twitching
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • night cramps
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • migraine
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • pain in extremity
  • chest pain
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • skin discomfort
  • anxiety
  • asthma aggravated
  • drug effect decreased
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • intermenstrual bleeding
  • jugular vein thrombosis
  • pain
20-29:
  • headache
  • cardiomegaly
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
30-39:
  • cholelithiasis
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis
  • migraine
  • pulmonary embolism
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • paraesthesia
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug dependence
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • migraine
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight decreased
  • foot fracture
  • joint swelling
  • anaemia
  • headache
60+:
  • pain
  • cough
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • feeling abnormal
  • nausea
  • confusional state
  • migraine
  • palpitations

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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