Acarbose and Heart attack - from FDA reports
Heart attack is found among people who take Acarbose, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Plavix, and have Cardiac disorder. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Acarbose. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,262 people who have side effects when taking Acarbose from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 03, 2017
2,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Acarbose.
Among them, 49 people (2.17%) have Heart attack
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Acarbose when people have Heart attack *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Heart attack when taking Acarbose *:
- female: 8.7 %
- male: 91.3 %
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Acarbose *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 5 %
- 50-59: 40 %
- 60+: 55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (8 people, 16.33%)
- Cardiac Disorder (8 people, 16.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 10.20%)
- Sleep Disorder (4 people, 8.16%)
- Stroke (2 people, 4.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Plavix (14 people, 28.57%)
- Avandia (13 people, 26.53%)
- Carvedilol (12 people, 24.49%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 24.49%)
- Furosemide (10 people, 20.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (13 people, 26.53%)
- Coronary Artery Stenosis (10 people, 20.41%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (9 people, 18.37%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 16.33%)
- Acute Kidney Failure (8 people, 16.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
I'm trying to figure out what could be wrong with me. The only drug I take everyday is acarbose. Its been about a year and my knee pain especially is unbearable. I've just stopped taking acarbose to see if the pain gets better
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