Review: taking Prednisone and Levofloxacin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Levofloxacin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Levofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,046 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 169,045 users)

Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 14,900 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

1,046 people who take Prednisone, Levofloxacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Levofloxacin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 1 people)
Levofloxacin:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Levofloxacin:
  • female: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Levofloxacin:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • febrile neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • sepsis
  • hyperbilirubinaemia
  • neutropenic infection
1 - 6 months:
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia
  • bone marrow toxicity
  • pyelonephritis acute
  • thrombotic microangiopathy
  • panic attack
  • dehydration
  • disease progression
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • general physical health deterioration
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • interstitial lung disease
  • arterial stenosis
  • transplant failure
  • cardiopulmonary failure
2 - 5 years:
  • irregular heartbeat
  • vulval abscess
  • ligament rupture
  • movement disorder
  • rotator cuff syndrome
  • tendon rupture
5 - 10 years:
  • irregular heartbeat
10+ years:
  • hypersensitivity
  • pneumonia viral
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
  • pleural effusion
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • thrombocytopenia
  • respiratory failure

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • pain in extremity
  • thrombocytopenia
  • hypoxia
male:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • hypotension
  • neutropenia
  • pancytopenia
  • respiratory failure
  • anxiety
  • pleural effusion
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • cardiac disorder
  • dilatation ventricular
  • drug ineffective
  • interstitial lung disease
  • multiple-drug resistance
  • pathogen resistance
  • pneumomediastinum
  • pseudomonas infection
10-19:
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • hypertensive encephalopathy
  • parvovirus infection
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hypokalaemia
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
20-29:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • pyrexia
  • tachycardia
  • nausea
  • staphylococcal infection
  • arrhythmia
  • bradycardia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
30-39:
  • vulval abscess
  • anxiety
  • neutropenia
  • pyrexia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • pleural effusion
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • injury
40-49:
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • hypotension
  • chest pain
  • cough
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gastrointestinal infection
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pneumonia
50-59:
  • hypotension
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • bronchitis
  • hypoxia
  • pneumonia
  • mental status changes
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • cardiac arrest
  • supraventricular tachycardia
60+:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • pleural effusion
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
  • pancytopenia
  • pain
  • respiratory failure
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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