Review: could Albuterol Sulfate cause Rapid Heart Beat?


Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Albuterol Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ipratropium Bromide, and have Asthma . We study 5,422 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Albuterol Sulfate

Albuterol sulfate has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Albuterol sulfate 10,239 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 44,866 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

5,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol Sulfate.
Among them, 77 people (1.42%) have Rapid Heart Beat

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Albuterol sulfate cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Albuterol Sulfate when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Albuterol Sulfate *:

  • female: 56 %
  • male: 44 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Albuterol Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 1.45 %
  • 2-9: 4.35 %
  • 10-19: 7.25 %
  • 20-29: 4.35 %
  • 30-39: 14.49 %
  • 40-49: 7.25 %
  • 50-59: 18.84 %
  • 60+: 42.03 %

Severity if Rapid Heart Beat when taking Albuterol Sulfate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rapid Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (16 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (12 people)
  • Pain (4 people)
  • Dyspnoea (4 people)
  • Thyroid Cancer (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (14 people)
  • Ipratropium Bromide (14 people)
  • Spiriva (11 people)
  • Proventil (11 people)
  • Singulair (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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