Review: taking Prednisone and Colcrys together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Colcrys together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Colcrys. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 633 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)

Colcrys

Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Colcrys 1,797 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

633 people who take Prednisone, Colcrys are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Colcrys drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Colcrys:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Colcrys:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • cellulitis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • metabolic encephalopathy
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • angioedema
  • renal failure
  • sudden death
  • acute respiratory failure
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • petechiae
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • leukocytosis
  • nephrolithiasis
  • pyrexia
  • syncope
6 - 12 months:
  • bradycardia foetal
  • cyst
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • gout
  • hepatosplenomegaly
  • hypocalcaemia
  • infection
  • pneumonia
  • premature baby
1 - 2 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cyst
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • blood urine present
  • breath sounds abnormal
  • cellulitis
  • dyspnoea
2 - 5 years:
  • campylobacter gastroenteritis
  • hepatitis viral
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • full blood count decreased
  • hepatic failure
  • hepatotoxicity
  • hypotension
  • paraesthesia
5 - 10 years:
  • pancytopenia
  • pericardial effusion
  • renal disorder
  • nephrolithiasis
10+ years:
  • abasia
  • adverse drug reaction
  • dyspnoea
  • motor dysfunction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • blood urine present
  • drug ineffective
  • gout
  • renal failure
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • gout
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • gout
male:
  • gout
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • asthenia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • bradycardia foetal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • hepatosplenomegaly
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • infection
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac failure
  • infection
  • serum sickness
  • device related infection
  • drug resistance
  • epistaxis
  • multi-organ failure
  • renal failure
  • sepsis
10-19:
  • nephrolithiasis
  • nausea
  • body temperature decreased
  • back pain
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
  • rash
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • skin ulcer
  • arthritis
  • chest pain
20-29:
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary thrombosis
  • behcet's syndrome
  • abdominal pain
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • anogenital warts
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • burning sensation
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • infusion related reaction
  • pain
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • gout
  • blood pressure increased
  • hyperuricaemia
  • insomnia
  • oral discomfort
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • respiratory failure
  • rash
  • accidental overdose
  • cellulitis
  • chills
  • paraesthesia
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • gout
  • hypotension
  • alopecia
  • infusion related reaction
  • nausea
  • multi-organ failure
  • pneumonia
  • death
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • gout
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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