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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 14,753 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

Solu-medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Solu-medrol 14,806 users)

A-fib

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 A-fib 84,052 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 14,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 329 people (2.23%) have A-fib.

Trend of A-fib in Solu-medrol reports

Time on Solu-medrol when people have A-fib * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
A-fib81.25%18.75%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol * :

FemaleMale
A-fib38.03%61.97%

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
A-fib0.00%0.00%0.32%1.29%0.96%12.22%21.86%63.34%

Severity of A-fib when taking Solu-medrol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from A-fib ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (30 people, 9.12%)
  2. Neoplasm malignant (13 people, 3.95%)
  3. Breast cancer (12 people, 3.65%)
  4. Bone loss (12 people, 3.65%)
  5. Nausea (12 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (112 people, 34.04%)
  2. Lasix (92 people, 27.96%)
  3. Digoxin (84 people, 25.53%)
  4. Coumadin (80 people, 24.32%)
  5. Levaquin (74 people, 22.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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