Review: could Carvedilol cause Heart Palpitations?


Heart palpitations is found among people who take Carvedilol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Hypertension . We study 22,516 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 286 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 22,625 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 55,809 Heart palpitations patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

22,516 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol.
Among them, 286 people (1.27%) have Heart Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carvedilol cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Carvedilol when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 42.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 2.22 %

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

  • female: 59.44 %
  • male: 40.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.69 %
  • 30-39: 3.25 %
  • 40-49: 10.57 %
  • 50-59: 25.2 %
  • 60+: 54.88 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Carvedilol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 76.92 %
  • severe: 23.08 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (36 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (24 people)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (18 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (13 people)
  • Cardiac Failure (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (110 people)
  • Aspirin (92 people)
  • Coreg (77 people)
  • Lisinopril (75 people)
  • Lasix (73 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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