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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 3,394 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 389,454 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 3,295 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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Comments from related studies:

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  • It seems that my a fib has gotten worse since I am now taking atorvastatin and warfarin. I was wondering if there is any connection between these drugs and the a fib symptoms I am experiencing.

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  • Incidence of heart flutter seems to be greater since starting Tikosyn

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Cortisone shot and cough syrup with hydrocodone two weeks before cardiac arrest while exercising. No known hesrt problems and recently passed nuclesr stress test and low calcium score in h heart. Blood pressure 115 over 75

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