Solu-medrol and 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. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Solu-medrol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,654 people who have side effects when taking Solu-medrol from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 14, 2017
20,654 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol.
Among them, 395 people (1.91%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 42.34 %
- male: 57.66 %
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: 1.76 %
- 30-39: 2.05 %
- 40-49: 11.44 %
- 50-59: 21.7 %
- 60+: 62.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (40 people, 10.13%)
- Pain (20 people, 5.06%)
- Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 4.56%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 4.05%)
- Nausea (16 people, 4.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (97 people, 24.56%)
- Aspirin (86 people, 21.77%)
- Digoxin (82 people, 20.76%)
- Protonix (71 people, 17.97%)
- Levaquin (71 people, 17.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (88 people, 22.28%)
- Breathing Difficulty (79 people, 20.00%)
- Weakness (70 people, 17.72%)
- Pneumonia (70 people, 17.72%)
- Renal Failure Acute (69 people, 17.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have A-fib when taking 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 20,791 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 174,206 A-fib patients).
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