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Review: could Prednisone cause Heart attack?

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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,380 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,145 Prednisone users)

Heart attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,806 Heart attack patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 146,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 2,380 people (1.62%) have Heart Attack.

Trend of Heart attack in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack43.97%25.53%5.67%7.80%7.09%9.22%0.71%

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

FemaleMale
Heart attack51.28%48.72%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.00%0.05%0.15%2.03%3.39%9.30%21.99%63.10%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart attack0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart attack0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (433 people, 18.19%)
  2. Hypertension (142 people, 5.97%)
  3. Pain (141 people, 5.92%)
  4. Osteoporosis (137 people, 5.76%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (97 people, 4.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (644 people, 27.06%)
  2. Aspirin (605 people, 25.42%)
  3. Methotrexate (369 people, 15.50%)
  4. Folic acid (325 people, 13.66%)
  5. Lasix (311 people, 13.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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