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 Methotrexate, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Tachycardia with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 3,924 people (1.59%) have Tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Tachycardia?

Time on Prednisone when people have Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 48.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.51 %

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 58.35 %
  • male: 41.65 %

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 1.6 %
  • 10-19: 4.83 %
  • 20-29: 5.38 %
  • 30-39: 8.88 %
  • 40-49: 13.5 %
  • 50-59: 20.04 %
  • 60+: 45.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (219 people, 5.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (202 people, 5.15%)
  • Osteoporosis (189 people, 4.82%)
  • Depression (105 people, 2.68%)
  • Preventive Health Care (101 people, 2.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (449 people, 11.44%)
  • Lasix (448 people, 11.42%)
  • Aspirin (421 people, 10.73%)
  • Folic Acid (403 people, 10.27%)
  • Zometa (340 people, 8.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (828 people, 21.10%)
  • Fever (759 people, 19.34%)
  • Nausea (722 people, 18.40%)
  • High Blood Pressure (709 people, 18.07%)
  • Weakness (700 people, 17.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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