Review: could Cardizem cause Fatigue?


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 15,075 people who have side effects while taking Cardizem from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,060 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 20,686 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 359,649 Fatigue patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

15,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardizem.
Among them, 1,060 people (7.03%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cardizem cause Fatigue?

Time on Cardizem when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20.83 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Cardizem *:

  • female: 65.84 %
  • male: 34.16 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Cardizem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 1.03 %
  • 30-39: 2.29 %
  • 40-49: 11.35 %
  • 50-59: 15.48 %
  • 60+: 69.61 %

Severity of Fatigue **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 20 %
  • severe: 80 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (231 people, 21.79%)
  • Aspirin (177 people, 16.70%)
  • Coumadin (170 people, 16.04%)
  • Lipitor (148 people, 13.96%)
  • Digoxin (146 people, 13.77%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Cardizem, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (53 people, 5.00%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weakness (314 people, 29.62%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (248 people, 23.40%)
  • Nausea (240 people, 22.64%)
  • Dizziness (210 people, 19.81%)
  • Chest Pain (199 people, 18.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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