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Review: could Prednisone cause Bradycardia (Arrhythmias)?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,046 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Bradycardia

Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) (latest reports from 289,317 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,256 people (0.86%) have Bradycardia.

Trend of Bradycardia in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Bradycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bradycardia51.19%16.67%10.71%4.76%4.76%11.90%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Bradycardia53.18%46.82%

Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bradycardia0.91%1.28%2.84%4.39%4.39%9.24%17.93%59.01%

Severity of Bradycardia when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bradycardia0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bradycardia0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (118 people, 9.39%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (83 people, 6.61%)
  3. Pain (76 people, 6.05%)
  4. Hypertension (74 people, 5.89%)
  5. Osteoporosis (67 people, 5.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (373 people, 29.70%)
  2. Aspirin (332 people, 26.43%)
  3. Digoxin (240 people, 19.11%)
  4. Lasix (234 people, 18.63%)
  5. Furosemide (161 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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