Review: could Concerta cause Sinus Tachycardia?


Sinus tachycardia is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aciphex, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 9,777 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Sinus tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus tachycardia and more.

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Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 11,177 users)

Sinus Tachycardia

Sinus tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, pain, aspartate aminotransferase increased (latest reports from 10,563 Sinus tachycardia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 25 people (0.26%) have Sinus Tachycardia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Sinus tachycardia?

Time on Concerta when people have Sinus Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sinus Tachycardia when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Sinus Tachycardia when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.76 %
  • 10-19: 52.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 4.76 %
  • 50-59: 19.05 %
  • 60+: 4.76 %

Severity if Sinus Tachycardia when taking Concerta **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Sinus Tachycardia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (11 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (5 people)
  • Breast Cancer (4 people)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (4 people)
  • Obesity (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (5 people)
  • Ondansetron (5 people)
  • Effexor (5 people)
  • Albuterol (5 people)
  • Aciphex (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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