Review: could Prednisone cause Heart Pounding?


Summary

Heart pounding 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 Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 139,330 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,246 have Heart pounding. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart pounding and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 224,218 users)

Heart Pounding

Heart pounding has been reported by people with swallowing difficulty, hypokalemia, abdominal pain upper, itching, neuropathy peripheral (latest reports from 73,240 Heart pounding patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

139,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,246 people (0.89%) have Heart Pounding


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Heart pounding?

Time on Prednisone when people have Heart Pounding *:

  • < 1 month: 61.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.23 %
  • 10+ years: 4.23 %

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

  • female: 76.04 %
  • male: 23.96 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 1.79 %
  • 20-29: 6.13 %
  • 30-39: 14.62 %
  • 40-49: 14.53 %
  • 50-59: 20.85 %
  • 60+: 41.89 %

Severity if Heart Pounding when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 17.86 %
  • moderate: 60.71 %
  • severe: 17.86 %
  • most severe: 3.57 %

How people recovered from Heart Pounding **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (147 people, 11.80%)
  • Osteoporosis (85 people, 6.82%)
  • Pain (73 people, 5.86%)
  • Asthma (64 people, 5.14%)
  • Crohn's Disease (53 people, 4.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (153 people, 12.28%)
  • Methotrexate (152 people, 12.20%)
  • Prilosec (134 people, 10.75%)
  • Lasix (127 people, 10.19%)
  • Albuterol (123 people, 9.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (330 people, 26.48%)
  • Fatigue (301 people, 24.16%)
  • Chest Pain (277 people, 22.23%)
  • Dizziness (266 people, 21.35%)
  • Nausea (265 people, 21.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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