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Review: taking Prednisone and Lidoderm together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Prednisone and Lidoderm together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Lidoderm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 567 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 150,120 Prednisone users)

Lidoderm has active ingredients of lidocaine. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 3,316 Lidoderm users)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 567 people who take Prednisone, Lidoderm are studied

Prednisone, Lidoderm outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prednisone (prednisone)
- Lidoderm (lidocaine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
Lidoderm is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Spinal FractureInterstitial Lung DiseaseAcute Myeloid LeukaemiaAcute Myeloid LeukaemiaFibromyalgiaStomach Painn/aPain
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisPneumoniaInterstitial Lung DiseaseEye InflammationDepressionDepressionAnxiety
Disease ProgressionBronchitisPneumoniaDizziness (excl Vertigo)Congenital Aortic StenosisSinusitisBack Pain
Lung InfectionThrombosisBronchitisBronchitis ChronicAttention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderRhinitis AllergicArthralgia
Pulmonary EmbolismMean Cell Volume IncreasedThrombosisRhinitis AllergicChronic PainBronchitis ChronicNausea
Stevens-johnson SyndromeHaematocrit DecreasedMean Cell Volume IncreasedDepressionFractured CoccyxDizziness (excl Vertigo)Osteonecrosis Of Jaw
NauseaOesophageal AchalasiaHaematocrit DecreasedStomach PainAnxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical ConditionEye InflammationDyspnoea
DepressionWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedOesophageal AchalasiaMultiple MyelomaPost Concussion SyndromeWheezing AggravatedDepression
DyspnoeaMonocyte Count DecreasedWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedAtrial FibrillationBronchopulmonary AspergillosisEyes - Sensitive To LightOedema Peripheral
FatigueRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedMonocyte Count DecreasedNeoplasm RecurrenceAtrial FlutterCopdPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Prednisone is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Lidoderm is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Oedema PeripheralDepression
Back PainOsteoarthritis
FallEmotional Distress
Osteonecrosis Of JawTremor

Drug effectiveness by age :

Prednisone is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 13 people)
(0 of 18 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Lidoderm is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 13 people)
(2 of 35 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aAnhedoniaLactic AcidosisHypertensionNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPneumonia
General Physical Health DeteriorationMalaiseDyspnoeaPainFatigueAnxiety
Musculoskeletal PainGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseBack PainPain In ExtremityExostosisNeuropathy Peripheral
AnxietyMouth UlcerationTachycardiaArthralgiaDiarrhoeaPain
PainDiabetes MellitusAnhedoniaAnxietyAnxietyBack Pain
NauseaEpistaxisPainJoint StiffnessArthralgiaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Abdominal DistensionProcedural Site ReactionCoughHypotensionRenal FailureDyspnoea
Gallbladder DisorderPulmonary HypertensionDepressionOedema PeripheralOedema PeripheralPleural Effusion
Gastroenteritis EosinophilicDyspnoeaInjuryBack PainOsteoarthritisFall
DiarrhoeaDeep Vein ThrombosisAnxietyPruritusNauseaPain In Extremity

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • coolaero on Feb, 7, 2015:

    there wont be side effect other that DEATH


    peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????


    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi


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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Lidoderm (lidocaine) is often used to treat pain. 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.

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