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A study for a 48-year old man who takes Prednisone, Losartan Potassium, Simvastatin, Pentasa

Summary: 427 male patients aged 48 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 48 year old male patient who has Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Blood Pressure - High. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 5, 2015: 427 males aged 41 (±5) who take Prednisone, Losartan Potassium, Simvastatin, Pentasa are studied

Prednisone, Losartan Potassium, Simvastatin, Pentasa outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 41

Gender: male

Conditions: Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Blood Pressure - High, Inflammation - Rectum

Drugs taking:
- Prednisone - 20MG (prednisone): used for 6 - 12 months
- Losartan Potassium - 50MG (losartan potassium): used for 5 - 10 years
- Simvastatin - 10MG (simvastatin): used for 5 - 10 years
- Pentasa - 500MG (mesalamine): used for 1 - 2 years

Drug interactions have: heart rate abnormal

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Rate Abnormal2 (0.47% of males aged 41 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Rate Abnormal in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis1 (0.13% of males aged 41 (±5) who have Inflammatory bowel disease - ulcerative colitis)
Heart Rate Abnormal in High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides18 (0.39% of males aged 41 (±5) who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides)
Heart Rate Abnormal in Blood Pressure - High25 (0.39% of males aged 41 (±5) who have Blood pressure - high)
Heart Rate Abnormal in Inflammation - Rectum0 (0.00% of males aged 41 (±5) who have Inflammation - rectum)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Rate Abnormal in Prednisone20 (0.37% of males aged 41 (±5) who take Prednisone)
Heart Rate Abnormal in Losartan Potassium1 (0.38% of males aged 41 (±5) who take Losartan potassium)
Heart Rate Abnormal in Simvastatin9 (0.40% of males aged 41 (±5) who take Simvastatin)
Heart Rate Abnormal in Pentasa0 (0.00% of males aged 41 (±5) who take Pentasa)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prednisone is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Losartan Potassium is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Pentasa is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Sperm Count AbnormalShoulder PainSecondary Adrenocortical Insufficiency (inadequate secretion of acth by the pituitary gland)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Throat TightnessAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedThrombophlebitis (swelling (inflammation) of a vein caused by a blood clot)Thyroxine IncreasedSpermatozoa AbnormalErectile DysfunctionShoulder PainDrug Ineffective
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCoughHepatic Fibrosis (scarring process that represents the liver's response to injury)Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Asthenia (weakness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)Liver Tenderness (pain and discomfort in liver when touched)Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)DiarrhoeaAbdominal Pain
Abdominal PainDiarrhoea Haemorrhagic (bloody diarrhoea)Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate IncreasedErectile DysfunctionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pruritus Generalised (generalized itching)Condition Aggravated (worse condition)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vomiting
Eye SwellingKlebsiella Sepsis (klebsiella causes a potentially fatal whole-body inflammation)Blood Triglycerides IncreasedPyrexia (fever)
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)Pyrexia (fever)Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder)Condition Aggravated (worse condition)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Bone PainDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBack Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who take Prednisone and have Heart Rate Abnormal
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- support group for people who take Simvastatin and have Heart Rate Abnormal
- support group for people who take Pentasa and have Heart Rate Abnormal
- support group for people who have Heart Rate Abnormal and Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis
- support group for people who have Heart Rate Abnormal and High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides
- support group for people who have Blood Pressure - High
- support group for people who have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides
- support group for people who have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis
- support group for people who have Heart Rate Abnormal
- support group for people who take Losartan Potassium
- support group for people who take Pentasa
- support group for people who take Prednisone
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

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