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Review: could Cosopt cause Palpitations?

Summary: Palpitations could be caused by Cosopt, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Glaucoma.

We study 2,878 people who have side effects while taking Cosopt from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Cosopt

Cosopt (latest outcomes from 2,931 users) has active ingredients of dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma.

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,877 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,862 people reported to have side effects when taking Cosopt. Among them, 44 people (1.54%) have Palpitations. They amount to 0.01% of all the 310,610 people who have Palpitations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Palpitations in Cosopt reports

Time on Cosopt when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations46.15%30.77%0.00%23.08%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Cosopt * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations80.43%19.57%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Cosopt * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%13.64%13.64%72.73%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Cosopt ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Glaucoma (12 people, 27.27%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 15.91%)
  3. Pain (7 people, 15.91%)
  4. Constipation (6 people, 13.64%)
  5. Conjunctivitis allergic (5 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 34.09%)
  2. Levaquin (14 people, 31.82%)
  3. Diazepam (12 people, 27.27%)
  4. Chemotherapeutics nos (11 people, 25.00%)
  5. Aredia (11 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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