Amoxicillin and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports


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/flutter . We study 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 480 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 infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,863 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,355 Heart palpitations patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 480 people (1.46%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 98.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 66.59 %
  • male: 33.41 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.26 %
  • 10-19: 2.04 %
  • 20-29: 8.67 %
  • 30-39: 11.73 %
  • 40-49: 14.54 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 41.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (24 people, 5.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 4.38%)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (18 people, 3.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 2.92%)
  • Sinusitis (14 people, 2.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (124 people, 25.83%)
  • Aspirin (83 people, 17.29%)
  • Levaquin (80 people, 16.67%)
  • Prilosec (78 people, 16.25%)
  • Lisinopril (77 people, 16.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (160 people, 33.33%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (159 people, 33.12%)
  • Fatigue (148 people, 30.83%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (139 people, 28.96%)
  • Dizziness (132 people, 27.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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