Review: taking Prednisone and Milk thistle together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Milk thistle together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Milk thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 122 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)

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in liver disorder. (latest outcomes from Milk thistle 1,490 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

122 people who take Prednisone, Milk Thistle are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Milk thistle drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • hepatic failure
  • panic attack
  • restlessness
  • cholestasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dehydration
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • general physical health deterioration
  • haemolysis
1 - 6 months:
  • encephalopathy
  • breast cancer
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • drug level below therapeutic
  • panic attack
  • restlessness
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • weight increased
6 - 12 months:
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • chronic pain
1 - 2 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • neutropenia
2 - 5 years:
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • chronic pain
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
5 - 10 years:
  • migraine
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • sinusitis
  • decreased appetite
  • dyspnoea
  • liver function test abnormal
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • dehydration
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • sinusitis
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • injection site pain
  • joint swelling
  • pneumonia
  • dry mouth
male:
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • cellulitis
  • colitis
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • iron overload
  • muscular weakness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • hepatitis c
  • pyelonephritis
  • renal failure acute
  • sinusitis
  • streptococcal bacteraemia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
30-39:
  • sinusitis
  • hepatic failure
  • swelling
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • chills
  • device related infection
  • fall
  • feeding tube complication
  • fluid retention
40-49:
  • panic attack
  • pharyngitis streptococcal
  • restlessness
  • alopecia areata
  • breast hyperplasia
  • breast neoplasm
  • coronary artery disease
  • death
  • dysarthria
  • dysgeusia
50-59:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • abdominal sepsis
  • aphasia
  • asthma
  • blister
60+:
  • nausea
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • colitis
  • vomiting
  • joint swelling
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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