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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

Cortisone acetate (latest outcomes from 3,394 users) has active ingredients of cortisone acetate. It is often used in arthritis.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 393,654 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.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • My heart goes in and out of afib mostly at night after I lay down. I can walk a brisk mile and the afib will usually go away.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Experiencing severe night sweats, could this be caused through the medication? Sleeping in summer pyjamas in mid winter and having to change two to three times a night.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Since the tbi I would have ringing every so often. Then recently it was almost all day. Had back pain and they started me med Pak cortisone. Have been on it before. Ring started.. Also on celebrex for pain. Allergic to asprin, Motrin and all NSAD meds. Stopped celebrex. Ringing stopped. Since I did not start with. 4 cortisone the first day instead of the 6 the pain reappeared. Wanted me to repeat starting with six. Ring started 12 hrs latter.

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