Phenytoin and Prednisone drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Phenytoin and Prednisone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Phenytoin and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,287 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Phenytoin

Phenytoin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Phenytoin 12,322 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 users)

On Feb, 02, 2017

1,287 people who take Phenytoin, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Phenytoin and Prednisone drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cardiac arrest
  • multi-organ failure
  • hypotension
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • convulsion
  • tachycardia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • sepsis
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • cardiac tamponade
  • pericardial effusion
  • cardiac arrest
  • fatigue
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • weakness
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • leukocytosis
  • multi-organ failure
6 - 12 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • convulsion
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • dry mouth
  • fall
  • limb injury
  • therapeutic response unexpected
1 - 2 years:
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • acute sinusitis
  • alopecia
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • arthropathy
  • asthma
2 - 5 years:
  • acute lymphocytic leukaemia
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • genital haemorrhage
  • injury
  • menorrhagia
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • suicidal ideation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
10+ years:
  • arthritis
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • convulsion
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • drug ineffective
  • drug level decreased
  • dysphemia
  • fall
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
male:
  • convulsion
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • back pain
  • osteoporosis
  • anxiety
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • balance disorder
  • bradycardia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
  • diabetic complication
  • dyspnoea
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • nervous system disorder
  • orthopnoea
2-9:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • chronic graft versus host disease
  • convulsion
  • drug toxicity
  • reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome
  • septic shock
  • acute graft versus host disease in intestine
  • ataxia
  • confusion
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
10-19:
  • chronic graft versus host disease
  • diabetes insipidus
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • sepsis
  • deafness neurosensory
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • multi-organ failure
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • death
20-29:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • pyrexia
  • skin tightness
  • cardiac arrest
  • dry skin
  • cardiac tamponade
  • mobility decreased
  • pericardial effusion
30-39:
  • gait disturbance
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • pain in extremity
  • pruritus
  • atrophy
  • dry skin
  • joint contracture
40-49:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • hypotension
  • dizziness
  • mucosal inflammation
  • sepsis
  • dehydration
  • oedema peripheral
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • pain
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • hypotension
  • oedema peripheral
  • back pain
60+:
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • oedema peripheral
  • depression
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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