Prednisone and Palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Palpitations is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Palpitations with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 19, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,106 people (0.85%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Palpitations?

Time on Prednisone when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 67.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.96 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.61 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 76.9 %
  • male: 23.1 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.54 %
  • 20-29: 6.15 %
  • 30-39: 11.5 %
  • 40-49: 15.42 %
  • 50-59: 23.39 %
  • 60+: 41.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (124 people, 5.89%)
  • Pain (119 people, 5.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (98 people, 4.65%)
  • Crohn's Disease (92 people, 4.37%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (64 people, 3.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (231 people, 10.97%)
  • Lasix (197 people, 9.35%)
  • Folic Acid (195 people, 9.26%)
  • Prilosec (187 people, 8.88%)
  • Lipitor (183 people, 8.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (617 people, 29.30%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (595 people, 28.25%)
  • Fatigue (548 people, 26.02%)
  • Dizziness (495 people, 23.50%)
  • Nausea (445 people, 21.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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