Review: could Benazepril Hydrochloride cause Palpitations?


Palpitations is found among people who take Benazepril Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Digoxin, and have Hypertension . We study 3,428 people who have side effects while taking Benazepril hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Benazepril Hydrochloride

Benazepril hydrochloride has active ingredients of benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benazepril hydrochloride 3,558 users)


Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, constipation, heart palpitations, chest pain (latest reports from 50,666 Palpitations patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

3,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride.
Among them, 48 people (1.4%) have Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benazepril hydrochloride cause Palpitations?

Time on Benazepril Hydrochloride when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 46.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 77.08 %
  • male: 22.92 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.76 %
  • 40-49: 21.95 %
  • 50-59: 21.95 %
  • 60+: 46.34 %

Severity if Palpitations when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Tobacco User (4 people)
  • Oral Contraception (4 people)
  • Multiple Allergies (4 people)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (16 people)
  • Lasix (14 people)
  • Aspirin (13 people)
  • Levaquin (11 people)
  • Coumadin (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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