Review: could Diclofenac sodium cause Bradycardia (Arrhythmias)?
Summary: Bradycardia 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 Atenolol, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 14,187 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.
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Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,955 users)
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.(latest reports from Bradycardia 53,941 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 14,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 163 people (1.15%) have Bradycardia.
Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have Bradycardia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
Severity of Bradycardia when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :
How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 11.04%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 6.75%)
- Pain (9 people, 5.52%)
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 4.91%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 4.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (29 people, 17.79%)
- Aspirin (23 people, 14.11%)
- Acetaminophen (20 people, 12.27%)
- Digoxin (16 people, 9.82%)
- Zyrtec (14 people, 8.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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