Review: could Aspirin cause Palpitations?


Summary

Palpitations is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Digoxin, and have Hypertension . We study 180,508 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,368 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 193,888 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, heart palpitations, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 58,984 Palpitations patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

180,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 2,368 people (1.31%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Palpitations?

Time on Aspirin when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 19.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.46 %
  • 10+ years: 10.31 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 63.97 %
  • male: 36.03 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 1.7 %
  • 30-39: 3.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.85 %
  • 50-59: 22.1 %
  • 60+: 63.0 %

Severity if Palpitations when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 2.7 %
  • moderate: 81.08 %
  • severe: 13.51 %
  • most severe: 2.7 %

How people recovered from Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 4.76 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 80.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (225 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (150 people)
  • Osteoporosis (126 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (97 people)
  • Pain (93 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (466 people)
  • Lipitor (432 people)
  • Lisinopril (359 people)
  • Lasix (350 people)
  • Simvastatin (327 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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