Prednisolone and Long qt syndrome - from FDA reports
Long qt syndrome is found among people who take Prednisolone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Chemotherapy. This review analyzes which people have Long qt syndrome with Prednisolone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 94,107 people who have side effects when taking Prednisolone from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 11, 2017
94,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisolone.
Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Long Qt Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisolone when people have Long Qt Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Long Qt Syndrome when taking Prednisolone *:
- female: 83.33 %
- male: 16.67 %
Age of people who have Long Qt Syndrome when taking Prednisolone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 60 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 40 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (3 people, 50.00%)
- Chemotherapy (3 people, 50.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 33.33%)
- Gastritis (2 people, 33.33%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (1 person, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cyclophosphamide (4 people, 66.67%)
- Velcade (3 people, 50.00%)
- Pepcid (3 people, 50.00%)
- Granisetron Hydrochloride (3 people, 50.00%)
- Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate (3 people, 50.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Convulsion (3 people, 50.00%)
- Ventricular Extrasystoles (1 person, 16.67%)
- Ventricular Arrhythmia (1 person, 16.67%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (1 person, 16.67%)
- Fainting (1 person, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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