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

This is a personalized study of Diltiazem Er Caps 120 Mg Teva side effects for a 73 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 47,688 people who take the drug and have side effects.

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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

On Jan, 24, 2014: 47,688 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)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue11 (0.15%)
Headache (pain in head)268 (3.70%)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)829 (11.46%)

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)1,080
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,040
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)829
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)527
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)429
Dizziness417
Pain415
Chest Pain381
Cardiac Failure Congestive333
Fall322

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
Diarrhoea28
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)28
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)24
Tooth Infection (pus formation in tooth)24
Anaemia (lack of blood)19
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)18
Pneumonia18
Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)18
Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)14
Lung Abscess (pus in lungs)12

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

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue67 (0.14%)
Headache (pain in head)1,922 (4.03%)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)5,276 (11.06%)

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)6,952
Asthenia (weakness)5,908
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)5,276
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)3,321
Chest Pain2,866
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2,790
Pain2,721
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)2,689
Dizziness2,647
Drug Ineffective1,955

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)114
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)102
Anxiety78
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)75
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)61
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)54
Anaemia (lack of blood)42
Pneumonia35
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)33
Cardiac Failure Congestive27

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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