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A study for a 26-year old man who takes Fluoxetine Hydrochloride, Prednisone

Summary: 30 male patients aged 26 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 26 year old male patient who has Depression, Poison ivy - oak - sumac rash. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Fluoxetine hydrochloride has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 4,225 Fluoxetine hydrochloride users)

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,066 Prednisone users)

What are the conditions

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Wellbutrin Xl, Celexa. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)

Poison ivy - oak - sumac rash (skin rash by oak - sumac) can be treated by Prednisone. (latest reports from 34 Poison Ivy - Oak - Sumac Rash patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 30 males aged 20 (±5) who take Fluoxetine Hydrochloride, Prednisone are studied

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride, Prednisone outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 20

Gender: male

Conditions: Depression, Poison ivy - oak - sumac rash

Drugs taking:
- Fluoxetine Hydrochloride - EQ 20MG BASE (fluoxetine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months
- Prednisone - 20MG (prednisone): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)n/an/an/an/an/an/aPyrexia (fever)
Cardiac ArrestHaemoglobin Decreased
Asphyxia (a condition in which there is an extreme decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the body)Weight Decreased
Anoxic Encephalopathy (brain damage due to lack of oxygen)Pulmonary Haemorrhage (acute bleeding from the lung)
Bone Marrow Depression Nos
Aplastic Anaemia (blood disorder in which the body's bone marrow doesn't make enough new blood cells)
Haematocrit Decreased
Vomiting
Pain
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Poison Ivy - Oak - Sumac Rash
- support group for people who take Fluoxetine Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Prednisone

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    I've been on most of the medications for more than a year and it hasn't been that bad getting used to them. But I've been on Zoloft and ambien for about a month now, and I've been noticing a lot of side effects. The one I just recently noticed and that has been driving me completely insane, is the ringing in the ears. It's been about a week now and I just don't know what to do anymore. If it is the Zoloft then I can finally just stop taking it and make this stop. If anyone has an answer or knows what to do, PLEASE help. I'm at my wits end.
  • What caused this type of reaction?
    Why would Advil and orange juice cause this type. Of reaction, when he took Advil. The day before. He is to allergic to bees, but never had food reaction. Used his epic. Pen but throat and. Tongue continue to. Swell with hives. Will allergic reaction get worse. Was very scary
  • Can buspar cause hair loss?
    I take fluoxetine (40mg) for depression and buspirone (10mg). Can these drugs, especially buspirone cause hair loss as a side effect?
  • Can my combination of meds be causing me to overheat, gain weight and raise my blood pressure? i experienced all three. weight might be due to diet, but what about the rest?
    I'm 6ft, 220lbs, so pretty overweight. Have been taking fluoxetine for about 6-8 months @60mg/day, and various antidepressants before. Also have been taking Seretide (fluticasone propionate) @250mg twice daily for a couple of years. Recently started going to the gym to alleviate my prehypertension and lose excess weight, but I noticed that I overheat and sweat incredibly much. My heart rate during cardio also rarely dips below 150.

    I used to weigh about 180lbs, but gained a lot of weight probably due to depression and bad diet. Did not have such problems with overheating before.

    Could the overheating, intensive sweating, high blood pressure and heart rate somehow associated with my meds? Or is it just my being overweight and out of shape?

    Thanks!

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    aimhigh4once on Jul, 2, 2014:

    I had been taking nasonex for about 16 months on and off when the insurance wouldn't approve it any longer....then I was able to get approval after 2 months of being off of it. (filled scrip in dec 2013) I used it everyday. I was not taking anything else except ibuprofen on and off when needed. I continued to get sicker. I had headaches, eye pain, ear pain, sore throats and a swishing sound like a heart beat. It went on to cause short term memory loss and confusion. I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with papilledema. I found 2 articles that talked about steroidal usage as a cause for IIH with paps. I looked up Nasonex and found it was a steroidal spray. I stopped taking it on June 19, 2014 and for the last 3 days I have had no double vision, and no swishing in my ears.....I am hoping the rest of the symptoms will subside with time. I strongly suggest anyone taking this medication to do so with the ut most caution.

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