Review: taking Prednisone and Losartan together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Losartan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,415 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)

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 23,077 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

3,415 people who take Prednisone, Losartan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Losartan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Losartan:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 43.0% - (10 of 23 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (11 of 18 people)
Losartan:
  • female: 60.0% - (14 of 23 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (11 of 22 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 77.0% - (14 of 18 people)
Losartan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 52.0% - (11 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • confusional state
  • urinary tract infection
1 - 6 months:
  • malaise
  • pneumonia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • chest pain
  • escherichia urinary tract infection
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • multi-organ failure
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • back injury
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • tooth abscess
  • bone disorder
  • device failure
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • joint dislocation
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • purulent discharge
  • pyrexia
1 - 2 years:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • chest discomfort
  • encephalopathy
  • generalised oedema
  • infection
  • joint stiffness
  • oral candidiasis
  • pain
  • protein urine present
2 - 5 years:
  • hepatotoxicity
  • renal failure acute
  • earache
  • irregular heartbeat
  • pain - neck
  • pain - tooth or teeth
  • pain in jaw
  • pleural effusion
  • tuberculosis
  • hepatocellular injury
5 - 10 years:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • heart injury
  • heart rate irregular
  • nausea
  • blood pressure decreased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • coronary artery disease
10+ years:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • erythema
  • extremity contracture
  • fibrosis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injury
  • joint contracture
  • joint range of motion decreased
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
male:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • proteinuria
  • pulmonary embolism
2-9:
  • stevens johnson syndrome
  • albuminuria present
  • anorexia
  • arthritis bacterial
  • benign intracranial hypertension
  • decreased appetite
  • immunosuppressant drug level increased
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • proteinuria present
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • renal failure
  • blood creatinine increased
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • hyperkalaemia
  • rectal bleeding
  • apnoea
20-29:
  • pleural effusion
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • cardiac arrest
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • cardiac failure congestive
30-39:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • blood creatinine increased
  • headache
  • pneumonia
  • sinusitis
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
60+:
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • back pain
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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