Not directly. The sensation of palpitations is fairly common and steroids (depending on the type, potency, and route of administration) have many possible adverse effects, including some cardiovascular ones. However, it is more likely that the underlying condition for which you are receiving the steroids, or associated conditions, may be the root cause of the "flutter". If persistent, talk to your doctor.
Yes . Steroids can promote arrythmias.
Medicine. There are many medications now that treat irregular or fast heart beats. The heart rhythm can also be treated sometimes with a brief electrical shock called cardioversion to re-establish normal rhythm. Talk to your primary doctor or a cardiologist. As far as surgery, there are specialists within cardiology called electrophyiologists that can burn areas inside the heart to treat heart disturbances. Read more...