Prednisone and Tachycardia - from FDA reports


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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Tachycardia with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 225,259 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 23, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,219 people (1.43%) have Tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Tachycardia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 48.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.3 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.95 %
  • 10+ years: 1.1 %

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 57.43 %
  • male: 42.57 %

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.46 %
  • 2-9: 1.18 %
  • 10-19: 5.06 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 8.75 %
  • 40-49: 12.37 %
  • 50-59: 20.43 %
  • 60+: 46.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (399 people, 12.40%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (214 people, 6.65%)
  • Pain (210 people, 6.52%)
  • Osteoporosis (188 people, 5.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (180 people, 5.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (416 people, 12.92%)
  • Lasix (413 people, 12.83%)
  • Methotrexate (392 people, 12.18%)
  • Folic Acid (364 people, 11.31%)
  • Zometa (340 people, 10.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (919 people, 28.55%)
  • Hypotension (735 people, 22.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (655 people, 20.35%)
  • Nausea (625 people, 19.42%)
  • Fever (616 people, 19.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prednisone

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