Review: could Prednisolone cause Long qt syndrome?
We study 64,569 people who have side effects while taking Prednisolone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Long qt syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Long qt syndrome and more.
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Prednisolone (latest outcomes from 65,033 users) has active ingredients of prednisolone. It is often used in asthma.
Long qt syndrome
Long qt syndrome (disorder of the heart's electrical system) (latest reports from 2,734 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, nausea, anaesthesia, bipolar disorder.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 64,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisolone. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Long Qt Syndrome. They amount to 0.18% of all the 2,734 people who have Long Qt Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisolone when people have Long qt syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Long qt syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Long qt syndrome when taking Prednisolone * :
|Long qt syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Long qt syndrome when taking Prednisolone * :
|Long qt syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Long qt syndrome when taking Prednisolone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Long qt syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Long qt syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Long qt syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chemotherapy (3 people, 60.00%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 60.00%)
- Gastritis (2 people, 40.00%)
- Constipation (2 people, 40.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 40.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Granisetron hydrochloride (3 people, 60.00%)
- Doxorubicin hydrochloride (3 people, 60.00%)
- Velcade (3 people, 60.00%)
- Dexamethasone sodium phosphate (3 people, 60.00%)
- Cyclophosphamide (3 people, 60.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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