Does Prednisone cause an increased heart rate?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

22 Jun 2010

Noahsgram,
Not necessarily. Prednisone has been known to cause hypertension and tachycardia (irregular heart beats) in SOME people, but just because you use prednisone DOES NOT mean you WILL experience these; just that you might. Hope this helps.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Can 60mg of prednisone daily cause rapid heart rate?

I am only on a decreasing dosage to treat tendon inflammation, but am also on a medication for rapid heart rate. Since taking the prednisone ...

1 answer 27 Jan 2011

Can Tikosyn cause rapid heart rate increase and shortness of breath?

My heart rate increases rapidly if I walk or swing a golf club. My heart rate will increase from 70 to around 130 with three swings and I experience ...

1 answer 27 Jul 2011

Does flecianide bring down the heart rate. I cant get it the rate below 110?

I have racing heart. 2 ablations 4 cardio conversions goes rite back to a-fib The doctor want to give me amiodarone. It sounds so dangerous. What do ...

1 answer 13 Feb 2013

Is it normal to have dizziness and headaches while on prednisone?

And fast heart rate off and on?

2 answers 11 Dec 2013

Recently dxed with asthma. Meds increase heart rate a bit 6-10 beats per min. Am I less fit?

I take Dulera. When I started having mild asthma symptoms 7 months ago, I started running again, thinking I was just out of shape. I've checked ...

1 answer 2 Oct 2014