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Drug interactions between MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack and prednisone

Results for the following 2 drugs:
MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack (methylprednisolone)
prednisone

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack and prednisone. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack

A total of 761 drugs (3317 brand and generic names) are known to interact with MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack.

prednisone

A total of 760 drugs (3299 brand and generic names) are known to interact with prednisone.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

methylprednisolone food

Applies to: MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack (methylprednisolone)

Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as methylPREDNISolone. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with methylPREDNISolone. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with methylPREDNISolone, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Cortisones

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'cortisones' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'cortisones' category:

  • methylprednisolone (active ingredient in MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack (methylprednisolone))
  • prednisone

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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