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Review: taking Prednisone and Epsom Salts together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Epsom Salts together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Epsom Salts. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,118 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,165 Prednisone users)

Epsom salts has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 15 Epsom salts users)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 1,118 people who take Prednisone, Epsom Salts are studied

Prednisone, Epsom Salts outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prednisone (prednisone)
- Epsom Salts (magnesium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a
Epsom Salts is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Prednisone is effective77.78%
(7 of 9 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Epsom Salts is effective28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prednisone is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
13.64%
(3 of 22 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
Epsom Salts is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
2.78%
(1 of 36 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DehydrationFebrile NeutropeniaThrombocytopeniaCerebrovascular AccidentAmnesiaGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedMulti-organ FailurePain
PyrexiaPancytopeniaNoonan SyndromeDeathNauseaBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedSepsisAnxiety
Renal FailureTraumatic Lung InjuryNeonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeConfusional StateChest PainLiver DisorderNecrotising FasciitisFatigue
SepsisPneumoniaPulmonary Valve Stenosis CongenitalComplications Of Transplanted KidneyLiver Function Test AbnormalMultiple Sclerosis RelapseSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsPneumonia
DeathPremature LabourRespiratory FailureAnaemiaFibrocystic Breast DiseasePyrexiaSwelling In The AbdomenDyspnoea
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedThrombocytopeniaNon-small Cell Lung CancerDyspnoeaHiatus HerniaBlood Bilirubin IncreasedHematospermiaNausea
Mucosal InflammationAutoimmune DisorderDisease ProgressionProcedural PainUterine LeiomyomaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedAnaemia
HyperbilirubinaemiaDiarrhoeaNeonatal AspirationHypokalaemiaVisual ImpairmentAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAsthenia
PneumoniaPyrexiaAtrial Septal DefectTherapeutic Response DecreasedOvarian CystAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedDiarrhoea
Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In SkinCrohn's DiseaseMeningitis NeonatalPulmonary CongestionFatigueCondition AggravatedOsteonecrosis Of Jaw

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaAnxiety
DyspnoeaFatigue
PneumoniaAnaemia
FatiguePneumonia
AstheniaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
AnxietyAsthenia
Oedema PeripheralBack Pain
VomitingDyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anti-erythrocyte Antibody PositivePyrexiaPyrexiaPainPainPainArthralgiaFatigue
Respiratory DistressWeight DecreasedDiarrhoeaAstheniaOedema PeripheralAnxietyPainPain
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusMusculoskeletal StiffnessBlood Creatinine IncreasedVomitingNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisDyspnoeaOsteonecrosis Of JawAsthenia
ThrombocytopeniaMigraineGraft Versus Host DiseaseDizzinessMuscular WeaknessAnaemiaAnaemiaNausea
Meningitis NeonatalScreamingInterstitial Lung DiseaseInsomniaExtremity ContractureFatigueOedema PeripheralPneumonia
Decreased AppetitePneumocystis Jiroveci PneumoniaDyspnoeaSkin IndurationPneumoniaBronchitisDyspnoea
Abdominal PainDyspnoeaPain In ExtremityMotor DysfunctionHeadacheDiarrhoeaBack Pain
RestlessnessTransaminases IncreasedSpinal Cord DisorderJoint StiffnessOsteonecrosis Of JawFatigueDizziness
NauseaOdynophagiaConstipationSkin HypertrophyDeep Vein ThrombosisBone DisorderAnaemia
HeadacheStaphylococcal BacteraemiaParaesthesiaDeformityNauseaAnxietyAnxiety

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • rash is spreading. Started on thighs and now involves everywhere but face. raised red bumps. Some with what looks like pimples/white heads. Not relieved by antihistamines. very itchy.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I am currently experiencing constant muscle contractions in my abdomen and jerking movements in my neck and midsection. My neck will pull back by itself... Or while I'm standing I'll involuntarily bend over. I'm also having balance issues. I feel very unstable walking and am experiencing some tremors.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Severe low back pain

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