Review: could Diclofenac Sodium cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 14,140 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 368 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 15,036 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

14,140 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 368 people (2.6%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac sodium cause Chest pain?

Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 53.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 24.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.04 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • female: 57.94 %
  • male: 42.06 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 3.56 %
  • 20-29: 4.53 %
  • 30-39: 8.74 %
  • 40-49: 9.39 %
  • 50-59: 26.54 %
  • 60+: 46.93 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium **:

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

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (38 people)
  • Pain (33 people)
  • Hypertension (22 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (15 people)
  • Depression (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (48 people)
  • Methotrexate (35 people)
  • Dexamethasone (34 people)
  • Zometa (30 people)
  • Omeprazole (30 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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