Chlorhexidine gluconate and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Chlorhexidine Gluconate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 2,668 people who have side effects while taking Chlorhexidine gluconate from FDA. Among them, 88 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine gluconate has active ingredients of chlorhexidine gluconate. (latest outcomes from Chlorhexidine gluconate 2,710 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,355 Heart palpitations patients).

On Jan, 22, 2017

2,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
Among them, 88 people (3.3%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chlorhexidine gluconate cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Chlorhexidine Gluconate when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • female: 72.41 %
  • male: 27.59 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.82 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.9 %
  • 50-59: 15.49 %
  • 60+: 64.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (37 people, 42.05%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people, 11.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 7.95%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 3.41%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (2 people, 2.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (72 people, 81.82%)
  • Flexeril (49 people, 55.68%)
  • Prevacid (48 people, 54.55%)
  • Levaquin (44 people, 50.00%)
  • Zantac (42 people, 47.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (77 people, 87.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (74 people, 84.09%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (65 people, 73.86%)
  • Injury (62 people, 70.45%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (60 people, 68.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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