Review: could Amoxicillin cause Heart Palpitations?


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 391 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 73,240 Heart palpitations patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 391 people (1.59%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 95.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 66.84 %
  • male: 33.16 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.3 %
  • 10-19: 1.82 %
  • 20-29: 9.39 %
  • 30-39: 12.73 %
  • 40-49: 13.94 %
  • 50-59: 21.82 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 10 %
  • moderate: 90 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (23 people, 5.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 5.37%)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (16 people, 4.09%)
  • Asthma (12 people, 3.07%)
  • Hypertension (10 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (124 people, 31.71%)
  • Aspirin (83 people, 21.23%)
  • Levaquin (78 people, 19.95%)
  • Lisinopril (77 people, 19.69%)
  • Prilosec (75 people, 19.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (148 people, 37.85%)
  • Fatigue (129 people, 32.99%)
  • Pain (125 people, 31.97%)
  • Anxiety (120 people, 30.69%)
  • Dizziness (116 people, 29.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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