Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Rapid heart beat - from FDA reports


Summary

Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 8,268 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA. Among them, 46 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate

Hydroxychloroquine sulfate has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Hydroxychloroquine sulfate 8,852 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, depression, asthma (latest reports from 58,298 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

8,268 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate.
Among them, 46 people (0.56%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate *:

  • female: 93.48 %
  • male: 6.52 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.5 %
  • 20-29: 5.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.5 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (6 people, 13.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 4.35%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (2 people, 4.35%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Methotrexate (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Folic Acid (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Enbrel (7 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Hypotension (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Dizziness (7 people, 15.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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