Diltiazem hydrochloride and Sick sinus syndrome - from FDA reports
Sick sinus syndrome is found among people who take Diltiazem hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alendronate Sodium, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Sick sinus syndrome with Diltiazem hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,374 people who have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 14, 2017
6,374 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride.
Among them, 32 people (0.5%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Diltiazem Hydrochloride when people have Sick Sinus Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sick Sinus Syndrome when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:
- female: 83.33 %
- male: 16.67 %
Age of people who have Sick Sinus Syndrome when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.41 %
- 40-49: 7.41 %
- 50-59: 7.41 %
- 60+: 77.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 37.50%)
- Osteopenia (9 people, 28.12%)
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (3 people, 9.38%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 9.38%)
- Sinus Tachycardia (2 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (9 people, 28.12%)
- Alendronate Sodium (9 people, 28.12%)
- Dilt-Cd (3 people, 9.38%)
- Aricept (3 people, 9.38%)
- Aspirin (2 people, 6.25%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (15 people, 46.88%)
- Heart Rate Decreased (11 people, 34.38%)
- Sinus Bradycardia (10 people, 31.25%)
- Sinus Arrest (10 people, 31.25%)
- Aortic Valve Disease (9 people, 28.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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