Review: taking Zoloft and Prednisone together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zoloft and Prednisone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zoloft and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,240 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 86,060 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 176,486 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

5,240 people who take Zoloft, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zoloft and Prednisone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zoloft:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.0% - (4 of 18 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 70.0% - (7 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (9 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zoloft:
  • female: 43.0% - (26 of 60 people)
  • male: 43.0% - (7 of 16 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 51.0% - (28 of 54 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zoloft:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 50-59: 52.0% - (10 of 19 people)
  • 60+: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)
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: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • 60+: 61.0% - (11 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • fluid overload
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pregnancy
  • crohn's disease
  • headache
  • premature delivery
  • urinary tract infection
  • dehydration
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • sudden cardiac death
  • mastocytosis
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • pulmonary embolism
  • blood glucose increased
  • vision blurred
  • dyspnoea
  • gait disturbance
6 - 12 months:
  • chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypertension
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • congenital anomaly
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dizziness (excl vertigo)
  • fatigue
  • vision blurred
  • alopecia
  • atrial septal defect
  • congenital anomaly
  • contusion
  • drug ineffective
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • fall
  • osteonecrosis
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • anaemia
  • atrophic vulvovaginitis
5 - 10 years:
  • vasovagal attack
  • muscle stiffness
  • muscle twitching
  • palpitations
  • tiredness
  • weakness
  • anger
  • atrial septal defect
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cellulitis
10+ years:
  • depression
  • osteomyelitis
  • dizziness
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • osteonecrosis
  • arthropathy
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • diarrhoea
  • hyperkeratosis
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • gallbladder operation
  • sensation of foreign body
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • aortic valve atresia
  • atrial septal defect
  • breast cancer
  • breast hyperplasia
  • breast mass
  • congenital anomaly
2-9:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • low birth weight baby
  • hypertension
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal behaviour
  • acrochordon
  • amnesia
  • anaemia
10-19:
  • crohn's disease
  • hallucination, auditory
  • abdominal distension
  • alopecia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • appetite increased
  • sedation
20-29:
  • crohn's disease
  • back pain
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • anaemia
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • headache
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • pulmonary embolism
  • nausea
  • hypertension
  • weight increased
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • anaemia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • bone disorder

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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