Review: taking Prednisone and Vicodin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Vicodin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Vicodin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,353 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 147,417 users)

Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 34,634 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

7,353 people who take Prednisone, Vicodin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prednisone and Vicodin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 31.0% - (16 of 51 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.0% - (9 of 33 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (5 of 20 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 64.0% - (16 of 25 people)
  • 10+ years: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vicodin:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (16 of 40 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.0% - (11 of 26 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (8 of 20 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (14 of 34 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • 10+ years: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prednisone:
  • female: 38.0% - (47 of 122 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (11 of 43 people)
Vicodin:
  • female: 33.0% - (42 of 127 people)
  • male: 44.0% - (22 of 49 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 30-39: 27.0% - (6 of 22 people)
  • 40-49: 31.0% - (14 of 44 people)
  • 50-59: 39.0% - (15 of 38 people)
  • 60+: 41.0% - (19 of 46 people)
Vicodin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • 30-39: 30.0% - (7 of 23 people)
  • 40-49: 31.0% - (14 of 45 people)
  • 50-59: 39.0% - (16 of 41 people)
  • 60+: 41.0% - (20 of 48 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • injury
  • nausea
1 - 6 months:
  • headache
  • pneumonia
  • abasia
  • bronchitis
  • muscular weakness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • tendon pain
  • pain in extremity
  • eye pain
6 - 12 months:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • skin tightness
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • deformity
  • paraesthesia
  • injury
  • nausea
  • hypoaesthesia
1 - 2 years:
  • osteonecrosis
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bone disorder
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • disease progression
  • drug addiction
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • cellulitis
  • depression
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • loss of consciousness
  • suicide attempt
  • dizziness
  • renal failure acute
  • endocarditis bacterial
  • amnesia
5 - 10 years:
  • cellulitis
  • anxiety
  • postoperative wound complication
  • back pain aggravated
  • chest pain aggravated
  • depressed mood
  • depression
  • endocarditis bacterial
  • impaired healing
  • muscle spasms
10+ years:
  • abdominal tenderness
  • constipation
  • injection site abscess
  • nausea
  • pneumonitis
  • gait disturbance
  • hypoxia
  • diarrhoea
  • lung infiltration
  • multiple sclerosis
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • fall
  • asthenia
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • convulsion neonatal
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal growth retardation
  • gastritis
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • meningitis neonatal
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • pancreatitis
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • accidental exposure
  • blood pressure decreased
  • heart rate increased
  • rhinorrhoea
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • white blood cell count decreased
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • pyrexia
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • insomnia
30-39:
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • abdominal pain
  • pyrexia
  • pulmonary embolism
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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