Prednisone and A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,712 people (1.5%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 39.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.68 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.47 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.88 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.15 %
- 10+ years: 1.66 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 50.04 %
- male: 49.96 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.03 %
- 2-9: 0.1 %
- 10-19: 0.58 %
- 20-29: 0.97 %
- 30-39: 1.55 %
- 40-49: 4.97 %
- 50-59: 13.55 %
- 60+: 78.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (323 people, 8.70%)
- High Blood Pressure (203 people, 5.47%)
- Osteoporosis (187 people, 5.04%)
- Pain (179 people, 4.82%)
- Preventive Health Care (136 people, 3.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (689 people, 18.56%)
- Coumadin (661 people, 17.81%)
- Digoxin (613 people, 16.51%)
- Aspirin (590 people, 15.89%)
- Methotrexate (442 people, 11.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (701 people, 18.88%)
- Pneumonia (679 people, 18.29%)
- Breathing Difficulty (664 people, 17.89%)
- Weakness (642 people, 17.30%)
- Hypotension (563 people, 15.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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