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What could cause Chest Tightness, Sweating - excessive for a 57-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 57 year old female patient who has Palpitations. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21 female patients aged 57 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Flecainide acetate (latest outcomes from 3,805 users) has active ingredients of flecainide acetate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,544 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What are the conditions

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,784 patients) can be treated by Atenolol, Metoprolol Tartrate, Toprol-xl, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Succinate, Diltiazem Hydrochloride.

What are the symptoms

Chest tightness (latest reports from 11,209 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, migraine.

Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 297,886 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 21 females aged 52 (±5) who take Flecainide Acetate, Diltiazem Hydrochloride are studied

Flecainide Acetate, Diltiazem Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 52

Gender: female

Conditions: Arithimas, Palpitations

Drugs taking:
- Flecainide Acetate (flecainide acetate): used for < 1 month
- Diltiazem Hydrochloride - 90MG (diltiazem hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years

Drug interactions have: moderate extreme tirdness, moderate chest tightness, moderate sweating - excessive

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among females aged 52 (±5) who take the drugs
Extreme Tirdness2 (9.52%)
Chest Tightness2 (9.52%)
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)9 (42.86%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 52 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Extreme Tirdness in Arithimas1 (100.00%)
Extreme Tirdness in Palpitations1 (0.31%)
Chest Tightness in Arithimas1 (100.00%)
Chest Tightness in Palpitations1 (0.31%)
Sweating - Excessive in Arithimas1 (100.00%)
Sweating - Excessive in Palpitations7 (2.20%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 52 (±5) who take the same drug
Extreme Tirdness in Flecainide Acetate1 (0.60%)
Extreme Tirdness in Diltiazem Hydrochloride1 (0.21%)
Chest Tightness in Flecainide Acetate1 (0.60%)
Chest Tightness in Diltiazem Hydrochloride1 (0.21%)
Sweating - Excessive in Flecainide Acetate7 (4.22%)
Sweating - Excessive in Diltiazem Hydrochloride11 (2.36%)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flecainide Acetate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Diltiazem Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tired Eyesn/an/an/aSweating - Excessiven/an/aAtrial Fibrillation
Sweating - ExcessiveChest TightnessPalpitations
Chest TightnessAnxiety
Pain
Panic Attack
Hyperhidrosis
Back Pain
Hypoglycaemia
Pickwickian Syndrome
Ear Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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