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Review: could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?

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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 7,651 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 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 systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from 7,906 Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate users)

Rapid heart beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,671 Rapid heart beat patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 7,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Among them, 39 people (0.51%) have Rapid Heart Beat.

Trend of Rapid heart beat in Hydroxychloroquine sulfate reports

Time on Hydroxychloroquine sulfate when people have Rapid heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rapid heart beat0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :

FemaleMale
Rapid heart beat95.00%5.00%

Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rapid heart beat0.00%0.00%0.00%5.88%20.59%20.59%20.59%32.35%

Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rapid heart beat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 20.51%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (7 people, 17.95%)
  3. Cardiac failure congestive (2 people, 5.13%)
  4. Hypertension (2 people, 5.13%)
  5. Arthralgia (1 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (16 people, 41.03%)
  2. Methotrexate (9 people, 23.08%)
  3. Aspirin (8 people, 20.51%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 17.95%)
  5. Folic acid (7 people, 17.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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