Cortisone acetate and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Cortisone acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Adrenal insufficiency. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Cortisone acetate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,581 people who have side effects when taking Cortisone acetate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

3,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Cortisone Acetate.
Among them, 34 people (0.95%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cortisone acetate cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Cortisone Acetate when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Cortisone Acetate *:

  • female: 58.82 %
  • male: 41.18 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Cortisone Acetate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 17.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Cardiac Failure (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Adrenal Insufficiency (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (5 people, 14.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (12 people, 35.29%)
  • Coumadin (8 people, 23.53%)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Levaquin (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Celebrex (6 people, 17.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arrhythmias (9 people, 26.47%)
  • Pain In Extremity (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Nerve Injury (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Kidney Stones (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Back Pain (7 people, 20.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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