Review: could Prednisone cause Heart Rate Increased?


Heart rate increased 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 Asthma . We study 145,350 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,448 have Heart rate increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate increased and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,417 users)

Heart Rate Increased

Heart rate increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 38,760 Heart rate increased patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

145,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 1,448 people (1.0%) have Heart Rate Increased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Heart rate increased?

Time on Prednisone when people have Heart Rate Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 42.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.61 %
  • 10+ years: 2.41 %

Gender of people who have Heart Rate Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 63.84 %
  • male: 36.16 %

Age of people who have Heart Rate Increased when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 1.5 %
  • 10-19: 4.12 %
  • 20-29: 4.91 %
  • 30-39: 8.95 %
  • 40-49: 12.35 %
  • 50-59: 20.9 %
  • 60+: 47.11 %

Severity if Heart Rate Increased when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 63.64 %
  • severe: 18.18 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Heart Rate Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (154 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (151 people)
  • Osteoporosis (95 people)
  • Hypertension (44 people)
  • Pain (41 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (151 people)
  • Aspirin (145 people)
  • Albuterol (131 people)
  • Remicade (125 people)
  • Lasix (125 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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