Could Erythromycin cause Tachycardia - from FDA reports


Summary

Tachycardia is found among people who take Erythromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Asthma . We study 7,682 people who have side effects while taking Erythromycin from FDA. Among them, 166 have Tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia and more.

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Erythromycin

Erythromycin has active ingredients of erythromycin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Erythromycin 8,008 users)

Tachycardia

Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis (latest reports from 111,430 Tachycardia patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

7,682 people reported to have side effects when taking Erythromycin.
Among them, 166 people (2.16%) have Tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Erythromycin cause Tachycardia?

Time on Erythromycin when people have Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 90 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5 %

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Erythromycin *:

  • female: 52.8 %
  • male: 47.2 %

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Erythromycin *:

  • 0-1: 5.63 %
  • 2-9: 2.11 %
  • 10-19: 5.63 %
  • 20-29: 5.63 %
  • 30-39: 10.56 %
  • 40-49: 7.04 %
  • 50-59: 12.68 %
  • 60+: 50.7 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (35 people, 21.08%)
  • Digoxin (24 people, 14.46%)
  • Furosemide (22 people, 13.25%)
  • Lasix (21 people, 12.65%)
  • Zometa (18 people, 10.84%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Asthma (12 people, 7.23%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 5.42%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (9 people, 5.42%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weakness (45 people, 27.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (39 people, 23.49%)
  • Nausea (35 people, 21.08%)
  • Chest Pain (35 people, 21.08%)
  • Hypotension (34 people, 20.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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