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 . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 224 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,684 users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,355 Heart palpitations patients).
On Feb, 20, 2017
20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 224 people (1.1%) have Heart Palpitations
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metronidazole when people have Heart Palpitations *:
- < 1 month: 98.33 %
- 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: 1.67 %
Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Metronidazole *:
- female: 75.8 %
- male: 24.2 %
Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Metronidazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.62 %
- 20-29: 10.77 %
- 30-39: 22.05 %
- 40-49: 24.1 %
- 50-59: 13.85 %
- 60+: 24.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (16 people, 7.14%)
- Birth Control (14 people, 6.25%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 4.46%)
- Pain (9 people, 4.02%)
- Appendicitis (9 people, 4.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (29 people, 12.95%)
- Digoxin (27 people, 12.05%)
- Ambien (26 people, 11.61%)
- Prilosec (24 people, 10.71%)
- Doxycycline (23 people, 10.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (73 people, 32.59%)
- Dizziness (58 people, 25.89%)
- Chest Pain (58 people, 25.89%)
- Nausea (57 people, 25.45%)
- Fatigue (49 people, 21.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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