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 5,092 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 224,210 users)

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 45,457 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

5,092 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
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • confusional state
  • dyspnoea
  • hypersensitivity
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • malaise
  • pneumonia
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • blood cortisol increased
  • blood pressure inadequately controlled
  • breast cancer
  • chest discomfort
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • pleural effusion
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • tooth abscess
  • bone disorder
  • device failure
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • joint dislocation
  • purulent discharge
1 - 2 years:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • chest discomfort
  • confusional state
  • encephalopathy
  • general physical health deterioration
  • generalised oedema
  • infection
  • joint stiffness
  • oral candidiasis
2 - 5 years:
  • hepatotoxicity
  • renal failure acute
  • pleural effusion
  • death
  • earache
  • irregular heartbeat
  • pain - neck
  • pain - tooth or teeth
  • pain in jaw
  • tuberculosis
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
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by age *:

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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