A member asked:

Just finished a prednisone prescription for my si joint. the last 3 days i've had shortness of breath or heart racing. cant relax abdominal muscles.

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Dr. John Feola answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially It may be secondary to the prednisone or underlying CARDIAC ISSUE. T/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO and The discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER.

Answered Jul 16, 2015



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