Metronidazole and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports
Heart palpitations is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Heart palpitations with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,854 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 25, 2017
21,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 226 people (1.03%) have Heart Palpitations
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metronidazole when people have Heart Palpitations *:
- < 1 month: 96.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.64 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.64 %
Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Metronidazole *:
- female: 76.02 %
- male: 23.98 %
Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Metronidazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.59 %
- 20-29: 10.71 %
- 30-39: 21.94 %
- 40-49: 24.49 %
- 50-59: 13.78 %
- 60+: 24.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (16 people, 7.08%)
- Birth Control (14 people, 6.19%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 4.42%)
- Pain (9 people, 3.98%)
- Appendicitis (9 people, 3.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (29 people, 12.83%)
- Digoxin (27 people, 11.95%)
- Ambien (26 people, 11.50%)
- Prilosec (24 people, 10.62%)
- Doxycycline (23 people, 10.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (73 people, 32.30%)
- Nausea (58 people, 25.66%)
- Dizziness (58 people, 25.66%)
- Chest Pain (58 people, 25.66%)
- Fatigue (49 people, 21.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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