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Review: Prednisone and Acthar

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Acthar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,968 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Acthar (latest outcomes from 130 users) has active ingredients of corticotropin.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 20 people who take Prednisone, Acthar are studied

Prednisone, Acthar outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prednisone (prednisone)
- Acthar (corticotropin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Acthar is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Herpes Zostern/an/an/an/an/an/aHypertension
PsaCentral Nervous System Lesion
Hemiparesis
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
Mental Status Changes
Convulsion
Hallucination
Psychotic Disorder
Encephalopathy
Headache

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Prednisone is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Acthar is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Central Nervous System LesionPhaeochromocytoma
ConvulsionHyperthermia
HemiparesisMyocardial Ischaemia
HypertensionHypertension
HallucinationPulmonary Oedema
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy SyndromeCardiac Failure Congestive
Psychotic DisorderHypertension Nos
Mental Status ChangesMucocutaneous Candidiasis
EncephalopathyPneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia
HeadacheAspartate Aminotransferase Increased

Drug effectiveness by age :

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

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypercalcaemian/an/aRashPhaeochromocytomaHeart Rate DecreasedCentral Nervous System Lesionn/a
Withdrawal SyndromeHyperthermiaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHemiparesis
Myocardial IschaemiaAbnormal Sensation In EyeHypertension
HypertensionMalaiseConvulsion
Pulmonary OedemaCerebrovascular Arteriovenous MalformationHallucination
Cardiac Failure CongestivePain In ExtremityEncephalopathy
HyperhidrosisStressPsychotic Disorder
PyrexiaErythemaMental Status Changes
Steroid Withdrawal SyndromeHead DiscomfortPosterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNeck PainBronchitis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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