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Review: could Metronidazole cause Heart palpitations?
We study 13,045 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Metronidazole (latest outcomes from 13,898 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 13,045 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 152 people (1.17%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||89.66%||3.45%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||3.45% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Metronidazole * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||5.11%||12.41%||17.52%||27.74%||9.49%||27.74% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (20 people, 13.16%)
- Contraception (14 people, 9.21%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 6.58%)
- Pain (6 people, 3.95%)
- Infection (5 people, 3.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluconazole (34 people, 22.37%)
- Doxycycline (33 people, 21.71%)
- Paxil (30 people, 19.74%)
- Digoxin (27 people, 17.76%)
- Aspirin (26 people, 17.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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