Review: could Cortisone acetate cause Atrial fibrillation?
We study 3,295 people who have side effects while taking Cortisone acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Cortisone acetate (latest outcomes from 3,394 users) has active ingredients of cortisone acetate. It is often used in pain.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 393,357 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 3,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Cortisone acetate. Among them, 29 people (0.88%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 397,928 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Cortisone acetate when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate * :
|Atrial fibrillation||48.28%||51.72% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||36.84%||63.16% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (11 people, 37.93%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 24.14%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 20.69%)
- Adrenal insufficiency (6 people, 20.69%)
- Cardiac failure (6 people, 20.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (12 people, 41.38%)
- Coumadin (8 people, 27.59%)
- Amiodarone hcl (8 people, 27.59%)
- Bisoprolol fumarate (7 people, 24.14%)
- Lercanidipine (6 people, 20.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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