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Review: could Pantoprazole cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Palpitations is found among people who take Pantoprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Pantoprazole sodium, and have High blood pressure.

We study 29,053 people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 29,726 Pantoprazole users)

Palpitations

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 52,127 Palpitations patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 29,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 274 people (0.94%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Pantoprazole reports

Time on Pantoprazole when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations42.11%31.58%5.26%10.53%0.00%5.26%5.26%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%4.53%6.58%11.93%20.99%55.97%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations20.00%40.00%40.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (20 people, 7.30%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (20 people, 7.30%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 5.11%)
  4. Osteoporosis (12 people, 4.38%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (11 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pantoprazole sodium (115 people, 41.97%)
  2. Aspirin (73 people, 26.64%)
  3. Digoxin (56 people, 20.44%)
  4. Protonix (45 people, 16.42%)
  5. Furosemide (41 people, 14.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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