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Review: could Atripla cause Heart palpitations?

We study 1,588 people who have side effects while taking Atripla from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Atripla

Atripla (latest outcomes from 1,908 users) has active ingredients of efavirenz; emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 1,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Atripla. Among them, 11 people (0.69%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Atripla reports

Time on Atripla when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Atripla * :

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Atripla * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%85.71%7.14%7.14%0.00%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Atripla ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (10 people, 90.91%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Breakthrough pain (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Temazepam (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Omeprazole (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Azmacort (3 people, 27.27%)
  4. Albuterol (3 people, 27.27%)
  5. Combivent (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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