Related topic: Chlorhexidine gluconate, Heart palpitations
Review: could Chlorhexidine gluconate cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations could be caused by Chlorhexidine gluconate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 2,363 people who have side effects while taking Chlorhexidine gluconate from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Chlorhexidine gluconate (latest outcomes from 2,385 users) has active ingredients of chlorhexidine gluconate. It is often used in infection.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,914 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,358 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate. Among them, 89 people (3.77%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.03% of all the 310,604 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.
Time on Chlorhexidine gluconate when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate * :
|Heart palpitations||75.28%||24.72% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||0.00%||18.06%||16.67%||62.50% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate ** :
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (37 people, 41.57%)
- Multiple myeloma (8 people, 8.99%)
- Anxiety (7 people, 7.87%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 3.37%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 2.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (69 people, 77.53%)
- Flexeril (49 people, 55.06%)
- Clindamycin (46 people, 51.69%)
- Prevacid (45 people, 50.56%)
- Levaquin (44 people, 49.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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