Review: could Epipen cause Arrhythmia?


Arrhythmia is found among people who take Epipen, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Asthma . We study 2,698 people who have side effects while taking Epipen from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Epipen has active ingredients of epinephrine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Epipen 3,025 users)


Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, malaise, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 88,692 Arrhythmia patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

2,698 people reported to have side effects when taking Epipen.
Among them, 51 people (1.89%) have Arrhythmia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Epipen cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Epipen when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen *:

  • female: 76.09 %
  • male: 23.91 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.88 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.88 %
  • 30-39: 31.71 %
  • 40-49: 17.07 %
  • 50-59: 12.2 %
  • 60+: 29.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (7 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (6 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (7 people)
  • Pulmicort (6 people)
  • Metoclopramide (5 people)
  • Aspirin (5 people)
  • Fluticasone Propionate (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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