Prednisone vs Singulair

Prednisone
(Rx)
Singulair
(Rx)
Prednisone is a steroid.
Singulair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.6
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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January 17, 1972
February 20, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
570,467 Discussions
39,428 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
Singulair is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Sin
Depression
5
Itching
4
Weight Gain
4
Hives
4
Mood Swings
3
Nightmares
2
Rash
2
Suicide
2
Ear Infection
2
Dizziness
2
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Prednisone
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Weight Gain
Pre
Sin
9
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Sin
2
0
Mood Swings
Pre
Sin
1
3
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Sin
1
0
Cataract
Pre
Sin
1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
Sin
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
Sin
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Pre
Sin
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
Sin
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
Sin
1
0
Depression
Sin
Pre
5
0
Itching
Sin
Pre
4
0
Weight Gain
Sin
Pre
4
9
Hives
Sin
Pre
4
0
Mood Swings
Sin
Pre
3
1
Nightmares
Sin
Pre
2
0
Rash
Sin
Pre
2
0
Suicide
Sin
Pre
2
0
Ear Infection
Sin
Pre
2
0
Dizziness
Sin
Pre
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Singulair during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Singulair and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 4 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Granules: 4 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Prednisone
Montelukast Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Prednisone and Singulair: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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