Solu-medrol and A-fib - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Solu-medrol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,133 people who have side effects when taking Solu-medrol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 20, 2017

21,133 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol.
Among them, 397 people (1.88%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Solu-medrol cause A-fib?

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

  • < 1 month: 84.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 42.38 %
  • male: 57.62 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 1.75 %
  • 30-39: 2.04 %
  • 40-49: 11.37 %
  • 50-59: 21.57 %
  • 60+: 62.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (21 people, 5.29%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 4.53%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 4.28%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 4.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 4.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (97 people, 24.43%)
  • Aspirin (86 people, 21.66%)
  • Digoxin (82 people, 20.65%)
  • Protonix (71 people, 17.88%)
  • Levaquin (71 people, 17.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (88 people, 22.17%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (80 people, 20.15%)
  • Weakness (70 people, 17.63%)
  • Pneumonia (70 people, 17.63%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (69 people, 17.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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