Review: could Lisinopril cause Rapid Heart Beat?


Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 108,982 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,137 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 42,762 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

108,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 1,137 people (1.04%) have Rapid Heart Beat

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.17 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

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

  • female: 57.21 %
  • male: 42.79 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 1.31 %
  • 30-39: 5.36 %
  • 40-49: 14.76 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 57.33 %

Severity if Rapid Heart Beat when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 4.35 %
  • moderate: 60.87 %
  • severe: 30.43 %
  • most severe: 4.35 %

How people recovered from Rapid Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 22.22 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (221 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (65 people)
  • Depression (58 people)
  • Pain (52 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (51 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (215 people)
  • Digoxin (140 people)
  • Lasix (133 people)
  • Simvastatin (117 people)
  • Furosemide (109 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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