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Review: could Atripla cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?
We study 1,592 people who have side effects while taking Atripla from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.
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Atripla (latest outcomes from 1,909 users) has active ingredients of efavirenz; emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,771 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 1,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Atripla. Among them, 11 people (0.69%) have Heart Racing.
Time on Atripla when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Atripla * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Atripla * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||85.71%||7.14%||7.14%||0.00% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Atripla ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (10 people, 90.91%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 27.27%)
- Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
- Breakthrough pain (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Temazepam (3 people, 27.27%)
- Omeprazole (3 people, 27.27%)
- Azmacort (3 people, 27.27%)
- Albuterol (3 people, 27.27%)
- Combivent (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 week ago):
In the last two months these have just showed up and I have done a stress test Eco cardio hauler monitor EKG all of those came back as good but there is something causing my heart burn and with in the last 4 days my stomach has had a lot of pressure and felt acidy for no reason not eating anything but I bloat after eating?
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Feels like electrical shocks and muscle spasms in heart possible. At times so strong I stop everything because of it and if I get my heart rate up or get stressed/mad/excitedthen it is worse.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Elavil, 25mg @ night stopped an 11 month chronic headache after a head injury, I sustained 1 1/2 years ago.
Additionally, Neurologist prescribed 100 mg Lyrica for chronic back/nerve pain from moderate/severe spinal injuries, sustained 20+ years earlier. (Crushed/cracked verabrae and 3 intervertebral disc bulges)
I had been using Ibuprofen daily in moderate to heavy dosage for the last 20+ years. (800+ mg daily B/4 and then continually after recent head injury)
I was advised to stop/reduce use of Motrin to 1/2 month or less. It is still the best pain relief but have reduced to PRN, perhaps 200 mg alternate days.
Since treatment with Lyrica I've noticed reduced nerve pain and stopped using Elavil for sake of not feeling so "wrecked" in the mornings. I have also developed a severe sleep apnoea, treated unsuccessfully via CPAP device which is unbearable to use. I have subsequently suffered with depression/mood disorder for 20+ years and am currently un-treated for this long-standing vulnerability which came back with a vengence after the head-injury. I feel irregularity to my heart beat by the end of the day. I feel suicidal and violently angry.
dutchgirlsamm on Aug, 30, 2014:
Lyrics is known to cause suicidal thoughts and aggression...its called an adverse reaction.
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