Review: could Carvedilol cause Tachycardia - Ventricular?


Summary

Tachycardia - ventricular is found among people who take Carvedilol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Cardiac failure . We study 23,306 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 298 have Tachycardia - ventricular. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia - ventricular and more.

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Carvedilol

Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 35,348 users)

Tachycardia - Ventricular

Tachycardia - ventricular (fast heart rhythm, which originates in one of the ventricles of the heart) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, hypotension, ventricular tachycardia, drug ineffective (latest reports from 15,906 Tachycardia - ventricular patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

23,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol.
Among them, 298 people (1.28%) have Tachycardia - Ventricular


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carvedilol cause Tachycardia - ventricular?

Time on Carvedilol when people have Tachycardia - Ventricular *:

  • < 1 month: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

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

  • female: 29.79 %
  • male: 70.21 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 1.11 %
  • 10-19: 1.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 2.59 %
  • 40-49: 5.93 %
  • 50-59: 17.04 %
  • 60+: 71.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure (34 people, 11.41%)
  • Hypertension (29 people, 9.73%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (25 people, 8.39%)
  • Cardiac Failure Chronic (21 people, 7.05%)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (15 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (108 people, 36.24%)
  • Digoxin (90 people, 30.20%)
  • Furosemide (87 people, 29.19%)
  • Aspirin (87 people, 29.19%)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (57 people, 19.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (74 people, 24.83%)
  • Dyspnoea (67 people, 22.48%)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation (62 people, 20.81%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (51 people, 17.11%)
  • Pain (47 people, 15.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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