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Review: could Birth control cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

We study 84,213 people who have Birth control from FDA and social media. Among them, 829 have Palpitations (Heart palpitations). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Birth control

Birth control (latest reports from 134,876 patients) can be treated by Yaz, Mirena, Depo-provera, Nuvaring, Yasmin, Loestrin 24 Fe.

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,603 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 84,173 people who have birth control are studied. Among them, 831 (0.99%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in birth control reports

Age of people who have birth control and experienced Palpitations * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.12%4.48%35.57%41.42%17.79%0.75%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations13.33%66.67%20.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Contraception (831 people, 100.00%)
  2. Depression (34 people, 4.09%)
  3. Anxiety (31 people, 3.73%)
  4. Premenstrual syndrome (29 people, 3.49%)
  5. Hypersensitivity (19 people, 2.29%)
  6. Asthma (18 people, 2.17%)
  7. Hypertension (16 people, 1.93%)
  8. Acne (14 people, 1.68%)
  9. Pain (14 people, 1.68%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 1.68%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Mirena (203 people, 24.43%)
  2. Yasmin (191 people, 22.98%)
  3. Nuvaring (186 people, 22.38%)
  4. Yaz (185 people, 22.26%)
  5. Ortho evra (96 people, 11.55%)
  6. Ibuprofen (37 people, 4.45%)
  7. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (35 people, 4.21%)
  8. Depo-provera (33 people, 3.97%)
  9. Synthroid (26 people, 3.13%)
  10. Lexapro (25 people, 3.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • the heart palpitations start within a few minutes after taking a 400mg. dose of liquid amoxicillan. Dosage prescribed is 400mg/1tsp 3 times daily. Heart palpitations continue throughout day although are less severe than right after taking a dose of the amoxicillan.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • for more than 2 years I have struggled with different side effects, one by one I eliminated vitamins or medications until recently all side effects are back to back. If I have a headache and back ache in the morning by the evening there are other side effects, they alternate on the daily. At this point I have consulted 2 Doctors, Urgent Care and ER, no one Doctor will remove this Implanon. I've been told the Doctor who put it in must take it out and I was insulting the Doctor by asking another one to remove it. My heart thumps out of my chest and I fear i have little time and I've gone so far as to trying to cut it out myself. I want this foreign device out of my system before it's too late!!!

    Reply

    Lyn on Jan, 22, 2014:

    I can not believe what I have just read. You were describing me down to a tee. I have been having chronic headaches for 6 months with no let up. I have had scans and tried so many different medications that made me so ill. The final straw were the painful ulcers on my legs which caused me so much pain it was difficult to walk. I asked for my inplant to be removed I was refused saying that wasn't the cause. I have since Bern back and I am having it removed next week. I really hope it is the answer

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Birth Control is also known as: Birth control and family planning, Contraception, Family planning and contraception, Pregnancy.

Palpitations is also known as: Heart palpitations, Heart pounding, Heart pounding or racing, Heart racing, Heartbeat sensations, Irregular heartbeat.

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