Diltiazem hydrochloride and Slow heart rate - from FDA reports
Slow heart rate 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 Lasix, and have Arrhythmias. This review analyzes which people have Slow heart rate with Diltiazem hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,475 people who have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 12, 2017
6,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride.
Among them, 178 people (2.75%) have Slow heart rate
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Diltiazem hydrochloride when people have Slow heart rate *:
- < 1 month: 56.86 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.84 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.96 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.61 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
- 10+ years: 7.84 %
Gender of people who have Slow heart rate when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride *:
- female: 39.88 %
- male: 60.12 %
Age of people who have Slow heart rate when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 1.95 %
- 2-9: 1.3 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.3 %
- 30-39: 0.65 %
- 40-49: 16.23 %
- 50-59: 23.38 %
- 60+: 55.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (7 people, 3.93%)
- Arrhythmias (7 people, 3.93%)
- Suicide Attempt (6 people, 3.37%)
- Stable Angina (6 people, 3.37%)
- Intentional Self-Injury (6 people, 3.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (23 people, 12.92%)
- Carvedilol (18 people, 10.11%)
- Atenolol (18 people, 10.11%)
- Nifedipine (12 people, 6.74%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 6.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (90 people, 50.56%)
- Cardiac Arrest (37 people, 20.79%)
- Hyperkalemia (23 people, 12.92%)
- Overdose (21 people, 11.80%)
- Dizziness (20 people, 11.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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