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Review: Phenytoin and Prednisone

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Phenytoin and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 930 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Phenytoin (what 11,101 Phenytoin users reported?) has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is used in epilepsy.

Prednisone (what 149,937 Prednisone users reported?) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is used in rheumatoid arthritis.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 930 people who take Phenytoin, Prednisone are studied

Phenytoin, Prednisone outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Phenytoin (phenytoin)
- Prednisone (prednisone)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Phenytoin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Prednisone is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HypotensionPericardial EffusionToxic Epidermal NecrolysisConvulsionMorphoean/aArthritisConvulsion
SepsisCardiac TamponadeConvulsionJugular Vein ThrombosisLupus-like SyndromePain
Respiratory FailureSepsis NosCerebrovascular AccidentIntracranial Venous Sinus ThrombosisDrug IneffectiveOedema Peripheral
Hepatic FailureDrug Toxicity NosAtrial ThrombosisNausea
ConvulsionViral Infection NosInjuryPneumonia
Cardiac ArrestCardiac ArrestMental DisorderPyrexia
Multi-organ FailureConvulsions NosPainBack Pain
Dermatitis ExfoliativeDiarrhoea NosHaemorrhage IntracranialFall
SomnolenceSupraventricular TachycardiaThrombosisDyspnoea
AnxietyFatigueEmotional DistressFatigue

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Phenytoin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Prednisone is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConvulsionPyrexia
PainOedema Peripheral
NauseaConvulsion
FallPneumonia
DepressionFatigue
PneumoniaPain
DyspnoeaAnaemia
Back PainGeneral Physical Health Deterioration
Oedema PeripheralNeuropathy Peripheral
AstheniaPancytopenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Phenytoin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Prednisone is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
OrthopnoeaChronic Graft Versus Host DiseaseChronic Graft Versus Host DiseasePainPainPyrexiaConvulsionConvulsion
Nervous System DisorderDrug ToxicitySepsisFatiguePain In ExtremityConvulsionPainNausea
Pancreatitis AcuteConvulsionDiabetes InsipidusNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisArthralgiaPneumoniaArthralgiaBack Pain
PneumoniaReversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy SyndromeHaemorrhage IntracranialSkin TightnessNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisHypotensionFallFall
TremorSeptic ShockDeafness NeurosensoryCardiac ArrestGait DisturbanceDizzinessOedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
Renal ImpairmentCytomegalovirus ViraemiaCytomegalovirus ViraemiaPeroneal Nerve PalsyPruritusOedema PeripheralPneumoniaPain In Extremity
HypotensionConfusionMulti-organ FailureSkin DepigmentationMusculoskeletal StiffnessSepsisAnxietyConfusional State
HyponatraemiaGraft Versus Host DiseaseFailure To ThriveCardiac TamponadeMyalgiaMucosal InflammationHypotensionDepression
BradycardiaEncephalitisConvulsionSepsis NosOedema PeripheralDehydrationGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationPain
Cholecystitis ChronicPneumoniaOvarian FailurePericardial EffusionJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedCholelithiasisBack PainBone Disorder

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • WHEN I WAS GIVEN MORPHINE IT ALWAYS BLOWS MY NAINS. ALL PAIN MEDICATIONS CAUSE ME TO ITCH BADLY AND I ALWAYS HAVE TO TAKE BENADRYL. THE PRENISONE DOES NOT ALWAYS HELP EVEN ON A TAPER.

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On eHealthMe, Phenytoin (phenytoin) is often used to treat epilepsy. Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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