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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Solu-medrol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,663 people who have side effects when taking Solu-medrol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 07, 2017

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:

Could Solu-medrol cause A-fib?

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%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (69 people, 17.69%)
  • Pneumonia (69 people, 17.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have A-fib when taking Solu-medrol?

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 19,800 users)

A-fib

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 157,541 A-fib patients).

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