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Review: Prednisone and Neurontin





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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,101 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 Prednisone 150,015 users)

Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Neurontin 57,763 users)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 6,101 people who take Prednisone, Neurontin are studied

Prednisone, Neurontin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prednisone (prednisone)
- Neurontin (gabapentin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effective11.11%
(2 of 18 people)
25.00%
(5 of 20 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
38.46%
(5 of 13 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Neurontin is effective21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
23.53%
(4 of 17 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaDrug IneffectiveInsomniaCerebrovascular AccidentAnxietySuicide AttemptCellulitisPain
PainFatigueOedema PeripheralDizzinessDepressionIntentional OverdoseConfusional StateAnxiety
AnaemiaHypotensionPain In ExtremitySleep Apnoea SyndromeSuicide AttemptAnxietyMemory ImpairmentNausea
PyrexiaAnaemiaFallPulmonary EmbolismPainWeight DecreasedJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedBack Pain
DehydrationPneumoniaDehydrationOsteonecrosisSuicidal IdeationDepressionMuscular WeaknessFatigue
VomitingThrombocytopeniaAnaemiaHypertensionScarEmotional DistressInjuryArthralgia
PyelonephritisHaemoglobin DecreasedGranulomaAstheniaNephrogenic Diabetes InsipidusCondition AggravatedHypoaesthesiaOedema Peripheral
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac TamponadeSpondylolisthesisDysstasiaHaemoglobin DecreasedFluid RetentionJoint ContractureDyspnoea
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedSepsis NosIncreased Ventricular AfterloadAnticonvulsant Drug Level Below TherapeuticHaematocrit DecreasedDifficulty In WalkingMusculoskeletal StiffnessAnaemia
AstheniaPericardial EffusionHerpes ZosterEye SwellingDiaphragmatic InjuryPneumoniaSkin HypertrophyPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Prednisone is effective34.43%
(21 of 61 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
Neurontin is effective19.67%
(12 of 61 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaBack Pain
FallOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
FatiguePneumonia
ArthralgiaAnaemia
Oedema PeripheralDyspnoea
Pain In ExtremityNausea
Back PainFatigue
DyspnoeaAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prednisone is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
4.35%
(2 of 46 people)
13.04%
(3 of 23 people)
12.24%
(6 of 49 people)
29.09%
(16 of 55 people)
Neurontin is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 15 people)
0.00%
(0 of 41 people)
17.39%
(4 of 23 people)
11.76%
(6 of 51 people)
7.55%
(4 of 53 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Orthostatic HypotensionLymphopeniaImpaired Gastric EmptyingPainOedema PeripheralPainPainPain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedVision BlurredVomitingNauseaAnxietyAnxietyFall
Sensation Of Foreign BodyGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedVomiting NosPyrexiaBack PainNauseaFatiguePneumonia
Gallbladder OperationAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedWeight IncreasedOedema PeripheralPainArthralgiaNauseaAnxiety
Respiratory DistressHepatic SteatosisAsthma AggravatedPain In ExtremityAnxietyFatigueArthralgiaBack Pain
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedAdenovirus InfectionGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationArthralgiaDyspnoeaOedema PeripheralAnaemiaAnaemia
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageHepatomegalyAmblyopia NosNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisArthralgiaPain In ExtremityDepressionNausea
ConvulsionOedema PeripheralDyspnoeaPain In ExtremityHeadacheOedema PeripheralOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Hepatitis InfectiousHeadache NosBronchitisFatigueAnaemiaBack PainBone Disorder
Hepatitis AcutePancreatitisWeight DecreasedAstheniaChest PainFallDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • 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 ?????

    Reply

    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi

    Reply

    2cents on Mar, 6, 2013:

    I'll second that!

    Reply

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