Review: could Solu-medrol cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Solu-medrol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 14,754 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 329 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Solu-medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 14,807 Solu-medrol users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,689 A-fib patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 14,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 329 people (2.23%) have A-fib.
Time on Solu-medrol when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Solu-medrol ** :
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (30 people, 9.12%)
- Neoplasm malignant (13 people, 3.95%)
- Breast cancer (12 people, 3.65%)
- Bone loss (12 people, 3.65%)
- Nausea (12 people, 3.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (112 people, 34.04%)
- Lasix (92 people, 27.96%)
- Digoxin (84 people, 25.53%)
- Coumadin (80 people, 24.32%)
- Levaquin (74 people, 22.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Acebutolol Hydrochloride for a 70-year old woman with Afib. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
- A study of side effects of Metoprolol Tartrate for a 57-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
- A study of side effects of Pradaxa for a 69-year old woman with Spotting. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Bactrim, Tikosyn for a 76-year old man with Urinary Tract Infection, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Urinary Tract Infection, Atrial Flutter
Recent Solu-medrol related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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