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Review: could Hydrocortisone cause Sinus bradycardia?

Summary: Sinus bradycardia is found among people who take Hydrocortisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 13,596 people who have side effects while taking Hydrocortisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Sinus bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus bradycardia and more.

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Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in addison's disease. (latest outcomes from 13,792 Hydrocortisone users)

Sinus bradycardia

Sinus bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 5,784 Sinus bradycardia patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 13,596 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone. Among them, 39 people (0.29%) have Sinus Bradycardia.

Trend of Sinus bradycardia in Hydrocortisone reports

Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Sinus bradycardia * :

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Gender of people who have Sinus bradycardia when taking Hydrocortisone * :

FemaleMale
Sinus bradycardia39.47%60.53%

Age of people who have Sinus bradycardia when taking Hydrocortisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus bradycardia2.56%0.00%5.13%2.56%5.13%12.82%10.26%61.54%

Severity of Sinus bradycardia when taking Hydrocortisone ** :

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How people recovered from Sinus bradycardia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (9 people, 23.08%)
  2. Thyrotoxic crisis (5 people, 12.82%)
  3. Myelodysplastic syndrome (2 people, 5.13%)
  4. Respiratory disorder (2 people, 5.13%)
  5. Anaesthesia (1 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (12 people, 30.77%)
  2. Furosemide (12 people, 30.77%)
  3. Aspirin (12 people, 30.77%)
  4. Lipitor (10 people, 25.64%)
  5. Vitamin d (10 people, 25.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Hope someone can help me figure this out. Thanks,
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    Use CPAP (Continuous Positive Air Pressure) machine @ 9cm pressure at night. Still have some short apneic episodes. Scheduled for septoplasty and sinuplasty to correct nasal defects. Hopefully, these procedures will decrease sleep apnea.

    Thank you.
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    Frequent diarrhea of 7 - 10 times daily but have been off Mesalamine for 2 weeks and now diarrhea is greatly reduced. Have not told doctor yet but will next week when I see her. I want to be prepared when I go to her, and hope to find where Mesalimine can cause Diarrhea and an find alternative. Sulfa makes me nauseated.

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