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Review: could Carvedilol cause Tachycardia - ventricular?

Summary: Tachycardia - ventricular could be caused by Carvedilol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Lasix, and have Cardiac failure.

We study 18,903 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 289 have Tachycardia - ventricular. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia - ventricular and more.

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Carvedilol

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,562 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tachycardia - ventricular

Tachycardia - ventricular (fast heart rhythm, which originates in one of the ventricles of the heart) (latest reports from 71,705 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, pain, arthritis.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 18,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol. Among them, 289 people (1.53%) have Tachycardia - Ventricular. They amount to 0.40% of all the 71,664 people who have Tachycardia - Ventricular on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tachycardia - ventricular in Carvedilol reports

Time on Carvedilol when people have Tachycardia - ventricular * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tachycardia - ventricular20.00%20.00%40.00%13.33%0.00%6.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tachycardia - ventricular29.68%70.32%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tachycardia - ventricular0.35%1.04%1.04%1.39%2.43%5.21%17.01%71.53%

Severity of Tachycardia - ventricular when taking Carvedilol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tachycardia - ventricular ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cardiac failure (34 people, 11.76%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (30 people, 10.38%)
  3. Hypertension (30 people, 10.38%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 6.23%)
  5. Cardiac failure chronic (17 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (120 people, 41.52%)
  2. Aspirin (105 people, 36.33%)
  3. Digoxin (94 people, 32.53%)
  4. Furosemide (82 people, 28.37%)
  5. Amiodarone hcl (68 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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