Review: could Solu-medrol cause A-fib?
We study 14,752 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 (latest outcomes from 14,805 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 389,425 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 14,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 329 people (2.23%) have A-fib. They amount to 0.08% of all the 393,645 people who have A-fib on eHealthMe.
Time on Solu-medrol when people have A-fib * :
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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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On eHealthMe, Solu-medrol (methylprednisolone sodium succinate) is often used for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Find out below the conditions Solu-medrol is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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