Review: could Cosopt cause Palpitations?


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 3,355 people who have side effects while taking Cosopt from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Cosopt has active ingredients of dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma. (latest outcomes from Cosopt 3,625 users)


Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, heart palpitations, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 58,984 Palpitations patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

3,355 people reported to have side effects when taking Cosopt.
Among them, 50 people (1.49%) have Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cosopt cause Palpitations?

Time on Cosopt when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Cosopt *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

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: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 68.75 %

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 (13 people)
  • Pain (7 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people)
  • Constipation (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (16 people)
  • Aspirin (15 people)
  • Chemotherapeutics Nos (14 people)
  • Aromasin (14 people)
  • Aredia (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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