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Review: could Cortisone acetate cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

We study 3,296 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

Cortisone acetate (latest outcomes from 3,395 users) has active ingredients of cortisone acetate. It is often used in pain.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 381,971 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 3,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Cortisone acetate. Among them, 29 people (0.88%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Cortisone acetate reports

Time on Cortisone acetate when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation48.28%51.72%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.84%63.16%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Cortisone acetate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (11 people, 37.93%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 24.14%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 20.69%)
  4. Adrenal insufficiency (6 people, 20.69%)
  5. Cardiac failure (6 people, 20.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (12 people, 41.38%)
  2. Coumadin (8 people, 27.59%)
  3. Amiodarone hcl (8 people, 27.59%)
  4. Bisoprolol fumarate (7 people, 24.14%)
  5. Lercanidipine (6 people, 20.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Atrial Fibrillation while taking Cortisone Acetate?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Continue to have intermittent tachycardia/flutter

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Atrial fibrillation trigger by panic attack recently after smoking a medium-moderate amount of cannabis mixed with tobacco
    No A-fib after use has been discontinued
    No panic attacks after use discontinued

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Resting heart rate is virtually always over 100. Exercise bike machine put my heart rate up to 204. My heart rate started at 160. I have a bit of abdominal obesity. I don't exercise. My heart rate never goes past 130 when I'm not doing physical activity.

    Reply

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