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Increased heartbeat after being nebulised the next day

Hi everyone,

Please I need advice on this. I've been having chest pain for few days nw but jst yesterday nite I was feeling tight in the chest so I had to rush to the hospital to get nebulised and I was injected wit Hydrocortisone. Instantly, I felt calm and went bck home. Although I still took Epigesic which is the painkiller I've been using since the chest pain started lastnite before I slept off.

This morning on getting up I ate, took my drugs dat were prescribed for me which were Prednisolone and Loratidin but I noticed my heartbeat was beating faster than normal before I even took the drugs.

I'm really confused here and I dnt knw wat to do abt the palpitation.

Please any advice? Thank you!

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It is possible that your adrenal glens don't work normal if you take prednisone for a long time. That's why some doctors test it before they lower the dose of prednisone.It's called adrenal insufficiency. Don't know if that could be the reason.

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Hiya Noyowhyte

It's not unusual to have a bit of tachycardia if you are given a steroid. They stay in your system, so the side effects are not contained to the moment of treatment, they happen over a longer period

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