Review: taking Prednisone and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,765 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)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

7,765 people who take Prednisone, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 36.0% - (11 of 30 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 32.0% - (9 of 28 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 10+ years: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 42.0% - (24 of 56 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (8 of 20 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 26.0% - (14 of 53 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (6 of 21 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 20-29: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (12 of 24 people)
  • 50-59: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 20-29: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 27.0% - (6 of 22 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • rash
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • renal failure acute
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • pyrexia
  • blood uric acid increased
6 - 12 months:
  • gastroenteritis
  • diarrhoea
  • general physical health deterioration
  • anaemia
  • arthritis
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • colitis ischaemic
  • pain
  • pneumonia
1 - 2 years:
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • metabolic acidosis
  • sepsis
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • cellulitis
2 - 5 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • weight decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • haemorrhage
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • general physical health deterioration
  • infection
  • myocardial infarction
10+ years:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonitis
  • hypoxia
  • decreased appetite
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • arthritis
  • chest pain
  • lung infiltration
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • ear infection
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • liver function test abnormal
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • grand mal convulsion
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • convulsion
  • renal failure
  • migraine
  • muscle spasms
  • oedema peripheral
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
20-29:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
30-39:
  • pain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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