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Review: could Prednisone cause Heart pounding (Heart palpitations)?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,367 have Heart pounding. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart pounding and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Heart pounding

Heart pounding (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,771 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,367 people (0.93%) have Heart Pounding.

Trend of Heart pounding in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Heart pounding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart pounding63.41%10.98%6.10%4.88%4.88%8.54%1.22%

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

FemaleMale
Heart pounding75.87%24.13%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart pounding0.00%0.16%1.44%6.74%14.04%14.61%19.82%43.18%

Severity of Heart pounding when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart pounding18.18%59.09%18.18%4.55%

How people recovered from Heart pounding ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart pounding0.00%80.00%20.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (133 people, 9.73%)
  2. Osteoporosis (112 people, 8.19%)
  3. Pain (72 people, 5.27%)
  4. Asthma (62 people, 4.54%)
  5. Crohn's disease (46 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (349 people, 25.53%)
  2. Aspirin (186 people, 13.61%)
  3. Lipitor (169 people, 12.36%)
  4. Folic acid (167 people, 12.22%)
  5. Albuterol (161 people, 11.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Headaches and muscle tension, racing heart and adrenaline rushes started shortly after taking 30 mg doses of prednisone (female 115lbs). After putting up with it for 24-36 hours the doctor advised her to get off prednisone immediately(no taper)...at the time we weren't familiar with prednisone and the need to taper off the medication...we think that this reaction has permanently affected her autonomic nervous system...she can become easily startled when nodding off to sleep and this starts a myriad of adrenaline rushes, rapid temperature swings, muscle tightness in head, neck and back...this spirals out of control to where she cannot fall asleep at all...it takes days and even weeks to get this settled back down and the only thing that helps her system settle down is through getting sleep...a sleep aid helps maybe the next day...these episodes usually occur in the evening prior to bedtime...which happens to be the when she first took prednisone and had her first reaction to the medication. We don't know if there is a correlation between the time of day of those occurrences or not. Very frustrating...looking for something to regulate her autonomic nervous system back to normal(if that is the true issue).

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    kay on Feb, 4, 2013:

    get checked for celiac disease.Google it and you will start finding all links to what you are suffering from can cause dementia also.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Within 30 minutes of taking my daily dose of Prednisone I have very intense pounding heart beat. I can feel my heart beating through my entire body, in my stomach and up into my neck area.

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