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From FDA reports: side effects of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva for a Female patient aged 73

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On Jul, 24, 2014: 48,559 people who reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva are studied

Trend of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3121897)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 73

Gender: female

Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs taking:
- Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Product Substitution Issue, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 73 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue24 (0.33%)
Headache (pain in head)497 (6.74%)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)1,240 (16.80%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 73 (±5) in the use of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)1,528
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,524
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)1,240
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,072
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)815
Dizziness805
Pain752
Chest Pain709
Cardiac Failure Congestive670
Fall658

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 73 (±5) in long term use of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea42
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)42
Anxiety38
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)36
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)36
Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)36
Anaemia (lack of blood)36
Pneumonia36
Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)28
Renal Disorder (kidney disease)25

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue150 (0.31%)
Headache (pain in head)3,438 (7.08%)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)7,889 (16.25%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)10,279
Asthenia (weakness)8,465
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)7,889
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)6,769
Chest Pain5,336
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)5,284
Pain5,128
Dizziness5,102
Drug Ineffective3,972
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)3,904

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)171
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)161
Anxiety115
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)113
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)90
Anaemia (lack of blood)80
Pneumonia71
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)66
Chest Pain59
Depression54

Comments for this study:

Linda (2 years ago):

How long will it take me to feel normal on this dh tiazem er 120 caps {xr-24hr}. Want to sleep 24 hours a day?
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