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Review: taking Prednisone and Vicodin together

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prednisone and Vicodin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,156 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 150,083 Prednisone users)

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,329 Vicodin users)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 8,156 people who take Prednisone, Vicodin are studied

Prednisone, Vicodin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prednisone (prednisone)
- Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effective27.50%
(11 of 40 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
66.67%
(10 of 15 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
n/a
Vicodin is effective34.38%
(11 of 32 people)
36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PainHeadachePainOsteonecrosisCellulitisAnxietyAbdominal TendernessPain
DyspnoeaPneumoniaSkin TightnessDizzinessAnxietyCellulitisInjection Site AbscessAnxiety
HeadachePainNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisCerebrovascular AccidentDepressionDepressionConstipationNausea
AnaemiaDyspnoeaActivities Of Daily Living ImpairedAnxietyDeep Vein ThrombosisPostoperative Wound ComplicationNauseaDyspnoea
InjuryPain In ExtremityParaesthesiaHypotensionBack PainEndocarditis BacterialPneumonitisArthralgia
AnxietyNauseaDeformityOsteomyelitisOsteomyelitisRenal Failure AcuteHypoxiaFatigue
NauseaFebrile NeutropeniaInjuryEye DisorderDizzinessSepsisGait DisturbanceBack Pain
Pain In ExtremityConstipationBack PainGait DisturbanceLoss Of ConsciousnessImpaired HealingLung InfiltrationAsthenia
PneumoniaSepsisHypoaesthesiaMyocardial IschaemiaEndocarditis BacterialEmotional DistressFaeces DiscolouredOedema Peripheral
FatigueVisual DisturbanceAstheniaAtrial FibrillationNeck PainImmunosuppressionAbdominal DiscomfortAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Prednisone is effective38.46%
(35 of 91 people)
25.81%
(8 of 31 people)
Vicodin is effective33.33%
(31 of 93 people)
35.29%
(12 of 34 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaNausea
ArthralgiaAsthenia
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
Oedema PeripheralBack Pain
FatigueFatigue
Back PainPneumonia
FallArthralgia
AstheniaAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prednisone is effectiven/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
25.00%
(5 of 20 people)
16.33%
(8 of 49 people)
12.50%
(12 of 96 people)
38.89%
(14 of 36 people)
Vicodin is effectiven/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
18.00%
(9 of 50 people)
11.34%
(11 of 97 people)
25.00%
(9 of 36 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Congenital Cystic Kidney DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseCholecystitis ChronicPainArthralgiaPainPainPain
Premature BabyCrohn's DiseaseNauseaDeep Vein ThrombosisNauseaAnxietyAnxietyAnxiety
Meningitis NeonatalPostoperative IleusVomitingAnxietyPainHeadacheNauseaDyspnoea
ThrombocytopeniaWeight DecreasedAbdominal Pain UpperDyspnoeaAnxietyFatigueOedema PeripheralPneumonia
Respiratory DistressGastrointestinal Stoma ComplicationPainNauseaPyrexiaDepressionArthralgiaAsthenia
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusHyponatraemiaAnxietyPulmonary EmbolismDyspnoeaNauseaFatigueNausea
Neonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeInfusion Related ReactionCholelithiasisFatigueBack PainBack PainAnaemiaFall
Foetal Growth RetardationHeart Rate AbnormalGallbladder DisorderInjuryChest PainArthralgiaBack PainBack Pain
PancreatitisDrug HypersensitivityAbdominal PainHeadacheAbdominal PainAstheniaDiarrhoeaFatigue
GastritisRespiratory ArrestPulmonary EmbolismVomitingDepressionDyspnoeaBone DisorderAnaemia

* 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

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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) 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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