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Apr 30, 2010
"Surgimenopause: I'll have to ask my gp about these. There's definitely something going on here. my heart rate is fine when I take no meds; I take something, even ibuprofin, and my heart rate goes crazy. It sure seems like my adrenergic..."
Apr 30, 2010
"Hey, I feel your pain. I'm having some odd tachycardia and arrhythmia issues too. Are you taking any medications? If so, that could be the cause. That's my issue right now. Whenever I take any medications it increases my heart rate, a..."
Apr 28, 2010
"Sorry, this post is a little long. So because of my Plaquenil issues (see other post; makes my heart rate high) my rheumy suggested Cellcept. I'm so nervous about taking this. For one thing, it seems like this a really hardcore drug an..."
Apr 27, 2010
"Know this post was written a while ago, but wanted to put my two cents in anyways. I took Accutane when I was 16, about 6 years ago, and almost immediately after I finished my course I developed severe joint pain and swelling. I saw a r..."
Apr 27, 2010
"I've been so frustrated over the past few weeks, so if anyone can offer any insight I'd be extremely grateful. I've been on Plaquenil (200 mg) for my lupus since 2004. At that point I had a normal heart rate. About three years ago my ..."
Apr 26, 2010
"Just wanted to let you know that I got my echo cardiogram today, as well as the results of my 24 hr heart monitor, and everything thankfully looked fine. Both the cardiologist and my pcp think that my high heart rate was caused by extrem..."
Apr 22, 2010
"I remember when I was first diagnosed with lupus and was put on prednisone I actually loved all of the energy it gave me. Made me feel normal :) It just scared me this time because it was my first dose of a 4 week course and it made my ..."
Apr 21, 2010
"Thanks for your input, I appreciate it. My doctor ordered a bunch of blood tests, but I'm not sure if they checked blood sugar level or c-peptide; I'll have to ask next time I see her. When your symptoms were flaring, and you experien..."
Apr 18, 2010
"I've been on Plaquenil since being diagnosed with lupus in 2004. The last couple of months I've noticed my heart rate has been quite high, like up to 120 bpm. My general practitioner told me that my heart rate's been high for a while, ..."