Review: taking Prednisone and Azithromycin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Azithromycin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,049 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,214 users)

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,265 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

4,049 people who take Prednisone, Azithromycin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Azithromycin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 29.0% - (8 of 27 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Azithromycin:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (8 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 38.0% - (14 of 36 people)
  • male: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
Azithromycin:
  • female: 33.0% - (11 of 33 people)
  • male: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
Azithromycin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • rash
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • pulmonary embolism
1 - 6 months:
  • bronchitis
  • abasia
  • muscular weakness
  • tendon pain
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • febrile neutropenia
  • meningitis cryptococcal
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • infection
  • injury
  • pain
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • abscess jaw
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • basal cell carcinoma
1 - 2 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • angina pectoris
  • emotional distress
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • creatinine renal clearance decreased
  • dehydration
  • depression
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional overdose
  • insomnia
  • loss of consciousness
  • emotional distress
  • mental disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • multiple injuries
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • asthenia
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chest pain
  • infection
  • oedema peripheral
10+ years:
  • antibiotic level below therapeutic
  • copd
  • high blood glucose level
  • prostatic calcification
  • facial swelling
  • abortion spontaneous
  • amyloidosis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • cardiac arrest
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • acute lymphocytic leukaemia
  • alopecia
  • arthropod bite
  • chest pain
  • foot fracture
  • herpes zoster
2-9:
  • cough
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • ear infection
  • pyrexia
  • sinusitis
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • chronic sinusitis
  • conjunctivitis
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • nausea
  • headache
  • injury
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • depression
  • malaise
  • deep vein thrombosis
20-29:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • emotional distress
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • injury
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • fall
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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