Are heart palpitations common while taking prednisolone?

No. While Prednisolone itself doesn't cause palpitations, Prednisolone can cause a low potassium level which definitely can lead to palpitations. Potassium can be checked easily with a simple blood test.

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Heart palpitations when taking acetezolomide for my IIH. Is this a common side effect?

PALPITATIONS W/U. Yes it may: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe 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 stick to a GF diet WholeApproach. Com gutbliss. Com. MAGINEX/INDERAL/VERAPAMIL can be effective.

Can mental disorders and heart palpitations have anything in common?

Palpitations. These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. Psychologic causes also exist.

Is there a common description of heart palpitations? Could they be consistent with regular twitching in the upper left side of the chest?

Palp. I have many different descriptions...The only description I can give from personal experience is a hard pounding that feels slow (random occurrence) or a light fluttering that feels fast (often when I lay on left side).... I have never had an ekg, echo, or any other heart eval though. I am the doc here just describing personal experience. Too much caffeine.