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 4,845 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 147,040 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 59,883 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

4,845 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: 38.0% - (12 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (5 of 20 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (10 of 30 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
  • 10+ years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 42.0% - (26 of 61 people)
  • male: 34.0% - (8 of 23 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 26.0% - (16 of 60 people)
  • male: 29.0% - (7 of 24 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: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 30-39: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 48.0% - (13 of 27 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (5 of 18 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: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 30.0% - (8 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (4 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • grand mal convulsion
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • blood uric acid increased
  • hyperuricaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
6 - 12 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • general physical health deterioration
  • gastroenteritis
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia megaloblastic
  • erosive oesophagitis
  • gastritis erosive
1 - 2 years:
  • metabolic acidosis
  • sepsis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • cellulitis
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • fatigue
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • rheumatoid arthritis
2 - 5 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • blood creatinine increased
  • weight decreased
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • renal failure acute
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • myocardial infarction
  • nightmare
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • emotional distress
  • insomnia exacerbated
  • irritability
  • sudden hearing loss
10+ years:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonitis
  • hypoxia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • decreased appetite
  • lung infiltration
  • mental status changes
  • pyrexia
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • ear infection
  • liver function test abnormal
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • haematochezia
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • grand mal convulsion
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • convulsion
  • renal failure
  • migraine
  • oedema peripheral
  • muscle spasms
10-19:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
20-29:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
30-39:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • vision blurred
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • bone disorder
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in jaw
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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