Epipen and Arrhythmia - from FDA reports


Summary

Arrhythmia is found among people who take Epipen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Arrhythmia with Epipen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,607 people who have side effects when taking Epipen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 09, 2017

7,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Epipen.
Among them, 97 people (1.28%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Epipen cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Epipen when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 92.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen *:

  • female: 78.02 %
  • male: 21.98 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.23 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.68 %
  • 30-39: 25.35 %
  • 40-49: 18.31 %
  • 50-59: 11.27 %
  • 60+: 28.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (21 people, 21.65%)
  • Pain (10 people, 10.31%)
  • Immunodeficiency Common Variable (7 people, 7.22%)
  • Hypersensitivity (7 people, 7.22%)
  • Anaphylaxis (6 people, 6.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xolair (19 people, 19.59%)
  • Singulair (19 people, 19.59%)
  • Nexium (12 people, 12.37%)
  • Nasonex (11 people, 11.34%)
  • Allegra (9 people, 9.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (26 people, 26.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 24.74%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 23.71%)
  • Chest Pain (18 people, 18.56%)
  • Dizziness (17 people, 17.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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