Review: could Carvedilol cause Tachycardia - Ventricular?


Tachycardia - ventricular is found among people who take Carvedilol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Cardiac failure . We study 22,516 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 297 have Tachycardia - ventricular. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia - ventricular and more.

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Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 23,822 users)

Tachycardia - Ventricular

Tachycardia - ventricular (fast heart rhythm, which originates in one of the ventricles of the heart) has been reported by people with electrocardiogram qt prolonged, breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, cardiac failure (latest reports from 14,215 Tachycardia - ventricular patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

22,516 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol.
Among them, 297 people (1.32%) have Tachycardia - Ventricular

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carvedilol cause Tachycardia - ventricular?

Time on Carvedilol when people have Tachycardia - Ventricular *:

  • < 1 month: 23.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 29.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Tachycardia - Ventricular when taking Carvedilol *:

  • female: 29.9 %
  • male: 70.1 %

Age of people who have Tachycardia - Ventricular when taking Carvedilol *:

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 1.12 %
  • 10-19: 1.12 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 2.6 %
  • 40-49: 5.95 %
  • 50-59: 17.1 %
  • 60+: 71.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure (34 people)
  • Hypertension (29 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (25 people)
  • Cardiac Failure Chronic (21 people)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (108 people)
  • Digoxin (90 people)
  • Furosemide (87 people)
  • Aspirin (86 people)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (57 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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