Review: taking Prednisone and Concerta together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Concerta together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 822 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)

Concerta

Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 13,763 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

822 people who take Prednisone, Concerta are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Concerta drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 56.0% - (9 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Concerta:
  • < 1 month: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 61.0% - (11 of 18 people)
  • male: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
Concerta:
  • female: 36.0% - (8 of 22 people)
  • male: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (6 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Concerta:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • lung cancer metastatic
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • respiratory arrest
  • septic shock
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  • urticaria
6 - 12 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • joint swelling
  • vasculitis
  • weight gain poor
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • dysgeusia
  • parosmia
  • stress at work
1 - 2 years:
  • headache
  • influenza
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • anxiety disorder
  • cerebral atrophy
  • colitis ulcerative
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug intolerance
2 - 5 years:
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain upper
  • adhd
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
5 - 10 years:
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • distended abdomen
  • ear discharge
  • fluid retention
  • nasal discharge discolouration
  • numbness and tingling
  • sinus headache
  • sore throat
  • stomach pain
10+ years:
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • weight gain
  • drug induced psychosis
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • hysterectomy
  • intraocular pressure increased
  • osteoarthritis
  • pre-existing condition improved
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • headache
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • depression
male:
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • diarrhoea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hyperthermia
  • stomatitis
  • weight decreased
  • balance disorder
  • bradycardia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • cough
  • depression
  • eczema
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • chronic sinusitis
  • conjunctivitis
  • ear infection
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • malaise
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • chest pain
  • costochondritis
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • asthma
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
30-39:
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • back pain
  • paraesthesia
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • confusional state
  • gait disturbance
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • arthralgia
  • central nervous system lesion
40-49:
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • tremor
  • hyperhidrosis
  • cataract
  • pain
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • headache
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • headache
  • fall
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • swelling
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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