Review: could Cardizem cause Infusion Site Extravasation?


Infusion site extravasation is reported only by a few people who take Cardizem. We study 14,812 people who have side effects while taking Cardizem from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Infusion site extravasation. Find out below who they are, when they have Infusion site extravasation and more.

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Cardizem has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Cardizem 20,681 users)

Infusion Site Extravasation

Infusion site extravasation (flow of (blood or lymph) from infusion site) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, immunodeficiency common variable, osteoporosis (latest reports from 1,605 Infusion site extravasation patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

14,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardizem.
Among them, 5 people (0.03%) have Infusion Site Extravasation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cardizem cause Infusion site extravasation?

Gender of people who have Infusion Site Extravasation when taking Cardizem *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Infusion Site Extravasation when taking Cardizem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Colorectal Cancer Metastatic (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Metastatic Gastric Cancer (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vectibix (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Synthroid (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Magnesium (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Lasix (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Aspirin (2 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Impaired Work Ability (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Decreased Appetite (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Chest Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Bleeding Time Prolonged (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Anticoagulation Drug Level Below Therapeutic (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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