Review: could Metronidazole cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Depression.
We study 13,079 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 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 13,930 Metronidazole users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Heart palpitations patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 13,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 155 people (1.19%) 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||87.50%||3.12%||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||3.12%||3.12% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Metronidazole * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||5.00%||12.86%||17.14%||27.86%||10.00%||27.14% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||85.71%||14.29%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart palpitations||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (20 people, 12.90%)
- Contraception (14 people, 9.03%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 6.45%)
- Pain (6 people, 3.87%)
- Ill-defined disorder (5 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluconazole (34 people, 21.94%)
- Doxycycline (33 people, 21.29%)
- Paxil (30 people, 19.35%)
- Digoxin (27 people, 17.42%)
- Naproxen (26 people, 16.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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