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Review: could Sinusitis cause Heart palpitations?

We study 11,660 people who have Sinusitis from FDA and social media. Among them, 314 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 230,630 patients) can be treated by Amoxicillin, Azithromycin, Levaquin, Augmentin '875', Avelox, Zithromax.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,771 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 25, 2014: 11,643 people who have sinusitis are studied. Among them, 314 (2.70%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in sinusitis reports

Gender of people who have sinusitis and experienced Heart palpitations * :

Heart palpitations81.47%18.53%

Age of people who have sinusitis and experienced Heart palpitations * :

Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.33%10.23%21.45%34.65%21.45%12.21%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations15.38%76.92%7.69%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (25 people, 7.96%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (20 people, 6.37%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (19 people, 6.05%)
  4. Acute sinusitis (18 people, 5.73%)
  5. Depression (12 people, 3.82%)
  6. Pharyngitis (11 people, 3.50%)
  7. Pain (8 people, 2.55%)
  8. Sleep disorder (8 people, 2.55%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 2.23%)
  10. Asthma (6 people, 1.91%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Avelox (123 people, 39.17%)
  2. Levaquin (84 people, 26.75%)
  3. Ketek (64 people, 20.38%)
  4. Synthroid (50 people, 15.92%)
  5. Zithromax (42 people, 13.38%)
  6. Prednisone (25 people, 7.96%)
  7. Protonix (21 people, 6.69%)
  8. Ambien (21 people, 6.69%)
  9. Lasix (20 people, 6.37%)
  10. Aspirin (20 people, 6.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I took the two pills on the first day the next morning all calm I was driving and suddenly felt my heart racing and light headed the doctors in the ER said it could have been anxiety attack but me i never got that before I'm 23 healthy as a horse they took an X-ray and found my heart is fine but to this day I'm still nervous I always get nervous for medical issues nothing elsw


  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Symptoms have lasted three weeks.


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