Review: could Pantoprazole cause Palpitations?


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 Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 27,631 people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Pantoprazole has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pantoprazole 28,027 users)


Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, constipation, insomnia (latest reports from 50,661 Palpitations patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

27,631 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole.
Among them, 258 people (0.93%) have Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pantoprazole cause Palpitations?

Time on Pantoprazole when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 5.56 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole *:

  • female: 67.33 %
  • male: 32.67 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.87 %
  • 30-39: 7.08 %
  • 40-49: 11.5 %
  • 50-59: 21.24 %
  • 60+: 55.31 %

Severity if Palpitations when taking Pantoprazole **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 40 %
  • not yet: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (20 people)
  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people)
  • Insomnia (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (60 people)
  • Digoxin (55 people)
  • Protonix (43 people)
  • Furosemide (40 people)
  • Lipitor (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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