Review: could Cosopt cause Palpitations?


Summary

Palpitations is found among people who take Cosopt, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Glaucoma . We study 4,066 people who have side effects while taking Cosopt from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Cosopt

Cosopt has active ingredients of dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma. (latest outcomes from Cosopt 4,391 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, heart palpitations, fatigue (latest reports from 73,240 Palpitations patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

4,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Cosopt.
Among them, 53 people (1.3%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cosopt cause Palpitations?

Time on Cosopt when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Cosopt *:

  • female: 81.13 %
  • male: 18.87 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Cosopt *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.73 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Severity if Palpitations when taking Cosopt **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Glaucoma (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Pain (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Constipation (6 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Dexamethasone (14 people, 26.42%)
  • Aromasin (14 people, 26.42%)
  • Aredia (14 people, 26.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (21 people, 39.62%)
  • Anxiety (20 people, 37.74%)
  • Pain (19 people, 35.85%)
  • Fatigue (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Cataract (18 people, 33.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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