Does Prednisone cause an increased heart rate?
Question posted by noahsgram on 22 June 2010
Last updated on 30 October 2018
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.
- Prednisone uses and safety info
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