Review: could Prednisone cause Bradycardia (Arrhythmias)?
Summary: Bradycardia 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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,253 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,066 Prednisone users)
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, depression, diabetes. (latest reports from 54,644 Bradycardia patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,256 people (0.86%) have Bradycardia.
Time on Prednisone when people have Bradycardia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Prednisone * :
Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Prednisone * :
Severity of Bradycardia when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (118 people, 9.39%)
- Multiple myeloma (83 people, 6.61%)
- Pain (76 people, 6.05%)
- Hypertension (74 people, 5.89%)
- Osteoporosis (67 people, 5.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (373 people, 29.70%)
- Aspirin (332 people, 26.43%)
- Digoxin (240 people, 19.11%)
- Lasix (234 people, 18.63%)
- Furosemide (161 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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It has been over 4 years since my transplant and I still cannot rebuild the lost muscle. This is with
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creatine etc etc etc.
I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.
Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:
Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions
K S Prakash on Apr, 6, 2011:
I used Lopid 300 mg once a day for about 3 to 3.5 months. My blood sugar levels rose...
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I stopped the drug and awaiting for improvement.
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