Prednisone and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart attack 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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,261 people (1.36%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Heart attack?

Time on Prednisone when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 43.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.6 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 51.41 %
  • male: 48.59 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 2.07 %
  • 30-39: 3.63 %
  • 40-49: 8.87 %
  • 50-59: 22.26 %
  • 60+: 62.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (650 people, 19.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (213 people, 6.53%)
  • Pain (191 people, 5.86%)
  • Osteoporosis (161 people, 4.94%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (140 people, 4.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (459 people, 14.08%)
  • Methotrexate (445 people, 13.65%)
  • Lasix (374 people, 11.47%)
  • Plavix (352 people, 10.79%)
  • Folic Acid (345 people, 10.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (427 people, 13.09%)
  • Chest Pain (426 people, 13.06%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (378 people, 11.59%)
  • Pain (363 people, 11.13%)
  • Pneumonia (361 people, 11.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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