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Review: could Diltiazem hydrochloride cause Sick sinus syndrome?

Summary: Sick sinus syndrome is found among people who take Diltiazem hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Fosamax plus d, and have High blood pressure.

We study 6,069 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Sick sinus syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Sick sinus syndrome 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 6,570 Diltiazem hydrochloride users)

Sick sinus syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome (a collection of heart rhythm disorders) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, multiple myeloma, depression. (latest reports from 2,239 Sick sinus syndrome patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 6,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride. Among them, 31 people (0.51%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome.

Trend of Sick sinus syndrome in Diltiazem hydrochloride reports

Time on Diltiazem hydrochloride when people have Sick sinus syndrome * :


Gender of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :

Sick sinus syndrome83.87%16.13%

Age of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :

Sick sinus syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.54%7.69%7.69%73.08%

Severity of Sick sinus syndrome when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride ** :


How people recovered from Sick sinus syndrome ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 41.94%)
  2. Osteopenia (9 people, 29.03%)
  3. Osteoporosis (9 people, 29.03%)
  4. Sinus tachycardia (3 people, 9.68%)
  5. Dementia alzheimer's type (3 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax plus d (9 people, 29.03%)
  2. Alendronate sodium (9 people, 29.03%)
  3. Fosamax (9 people, 29.03%)
  4. Darvocet-n 100 (4 people, 12.90%)
  5. Polaprezinc (3 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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