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Review: could Prednisone cause Tachycardia?

Summary: Tachycardia 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 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,902 have Tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min) (latest reports from 264,062 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, schizophrenia, pain, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 146,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 1,902 people (1.30%) have Tachycardia.

Trend of Tachycardia in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tachycardia45.10%32.68%7.19%2.61%3.92%6.54%1.96%

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Tachycardia59.42%40.58%

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tachycardia0.28%2.12%4.96%5.35%13.04%12.65%21.67%39.94%

Severity of Tachycardia when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tachycardia0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Tachycardia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tachycardia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (194 people, 10.20%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (125 people, 6.57%)
  3. Osteoporosis (119 people, 6.26%)
  4. Pain (102 people, 5.36%)
  5. Asthma (78 people, 4.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (509 people, 26.76%)
  2. Folic acid (268 people, 14.09%)
  3. Lasix (247 people, 12.99%)
  4. Aspirin (245 people, 12.88%)
  5. Methotrexate (234 people, 12.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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