Review: could Boniva cause Heart Palpitations?


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Boniva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 18,749 people who have side effects while taking Boniva from FDA and social media. Among them, 257 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Boniva

Boniva has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Boniva 19,021 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 73,238 Heart palpitations patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

18,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Boniva.
Among them, 257 people (1.37%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Boniva cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Boniva when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 17.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.58 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.61 %
  • 10+ years: 0.66 %

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

  • female: 97.56 %
  • male: 2.44 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.51 %
  • 30-39: 1.01 %
  • 40-49: 8.59 %
  • 50-59: 40.4 %
  • 60+: 49.49 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Boniva **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (159 people, 61.87%)
  • Osteopenia (81 people, 31.52%)
  • Hypothyroidism (25 people, 9.73%)
  • Hypertension (16 people, 6.23%)
  • Asthma (13 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (142 people, 55.25%)
  • Synthroid (33 people, 12.84%)
  • Vitamins (22 people, 8.56%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (18 people, 7.00%)
  • Singulair (17 people, 6.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (76 people, 29.57%)
  • Fatigue (74 people, 28.79%)
  • Anxiety (67 people, 26.07%)
  • Fall (65 people, 25.29%)
  • Dizziness (62 people, 24.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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