Could Cardizem cause Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Cardizem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 19,966 people who have side effects while taking Cardizem from FDA. Among them, 1,433 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Cardizem

Cardizem has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Cardizem 20,699 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,875 Fatigue patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

19,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardizem.
Among them, 1,433 people (7.18%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cardizem cause Fatigue?

Time on Cardizem when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Cardizem *:

  • female: 67.21 %
  • male: 32.79 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Cardizem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 2.6 %
  • 40-49: 9.65 %
  • 50-59: 16.02 %
  • 60+: 70.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (136 people, 9.49%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (110 people, 7.68%)
  • Pain (71 people, 4.95%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (68 people, 4.75%)
  • Osteoporosis (56 people, 3.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (316 people, 22.05%)
  • Coumadin (234 people, 16.33%)
  • Aspirin (233 people, 16.26%)
  • Digoxin (192 people, 13.40%)
  • Lipitor (175 people, 12.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (412 people, 28.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (343 people, 23.94%)
  • Nausea (322 people, 22.47%)
  • Chest Pain (281 people, 19.61%)
  • Dizziness (273 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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