Could Solu-medrol cause A-fib - from FDA reports
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 Multiple sclerosis . We study 19,663 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA. Among them, 390 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 asthma. (latest outcomes from Solu-medrol 19,799 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,451 A-fib patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
19,663 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol.
Among them, 390 people (1.98%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Solu-medrol when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 83.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.71 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.96 %
- 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: 42.63 %
- male: 57.37 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol *:
- 0-1: 0.3 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 1.79 %
- 30-39: 1.79 %
- 40-49: 11.61 %
- 50-59: 22.02 %
- 60+: 61.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (40 people, 10.26%)
- Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 4.62%)
- Pain (17 people, 4.36%)
- Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 3.85%)
- Breast Cancer (15 people, 3.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (96 people, 24.62%)
- Aspirin (86 people, 22.05%)
- Digoxin (82 people, 21.03%)
- Protonix (71 people, 18.21%)
- Levaquin (71 people, 18.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (88 people, 22.56%)
- Breathing Difficulty (78 people, 20.00%)
- Weakness (69 people, 17.69%)
- Pneumonia (69 people, 17.69%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (69 people, 17.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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