Prednisone and Palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Palpitations 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Palpitations 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 Apr, 21, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,041 people (0.85%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Palpitations?

Time on Prednisone when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.78 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 76.56 %
  • male: 23.44 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 1.47 %
  • 20-29: 6.22 %
  • 30-39: 11.85 %
  • 40-49: 15.32 %
  • 50-59: 23.3 %
  • 60+: 41.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (292 people, 14.31%)
  • Osteoporosis (124 people, 6.08%)
  • Asthma (119 people, 5.83%)
  • Pain (118 people, 5.78%)
  • High Blood Pressure (95 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (231 people, 11.32%)
  • Lasix (195 people, 9.55%)
  • Folic Acid (195 people, 9.55%)
  • Prilosec (185 people, 9.06%)
  • Lipitor (183 people, 8.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (604 people, 29.59%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (582 people, 28.52%)
  • Fatigue (536 people, 26.26%)
  • Dizziness (484 people, 23.71%)
  • Nausea (438 people, 21.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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