Review: could Diltiazem Hydrochloride cause Atrioventricular Block?


Atrioventricular block is found among people who take Diltiazem Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension . We study 6,059 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Atrioventricular block. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrioventricular block and more.

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Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Diltiazem hydrochloride has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Diltiazem hydrochloride 7,374 users)

Atrioventricular Block

Atrioventricular block (heart block) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood cholesterol, depression (latest reports from 4,635 Atrioventricular block patients).

On Oct, 24, 2016

6,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride.
Among them, 32 people (0.53%) have Atrioventricular Block

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diltiazem hydrochloride cause Atrioventricular block?

Time on Diltiazem Hydrochloride when people have Atrioventricular Block *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrioventricular Block when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 48.39 %
  • male: 51.61 %

Age of people who have Atrioventricular Block when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 3.45 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.45 %
  • 20-29: 3.45 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 6.9 %
  • 60+: 72.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ventricular Arrhythmia (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Vasodilatation (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoprolol Succinate (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Furosemide (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Celebrex (5 people, 15.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Bradycardia (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Hypotension (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Dyspnoea (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Convulsion (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (4 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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