Prilosec and Ventricular tachycardia - from FDA reports


Summary

Ventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Ventricular tachycardia with Prilosec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,905 people who have side effects when taking Prilosec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 17, 2017

81,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 279 people (0.34%) have Ventricular Tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Ventricular tachycardia?

Time on Prilosec when people have Ventricular Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 40.07 %
  • male: 59.93 %

Age of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.04 %
  • 10-19: 2.45 %
  • 20-29: 0.41 %
  • 30-39: 2.04 %
  • 40-49: 17.55 %
  • 50-59: 22.86 %
  • 60+: 52.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 8.96%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 6.81%)
  • Arthritis (19 people, 6.81%)
  • Depression (17 people, 6.09%)
  • Convulsion (14 people, 5.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (73 people, 26.16%)
  • Propulsid (64 people, 22.94%)
  • Furosemide (48 people, 17.20%)
  • Vioxx (47 people, 16.85%)
  • Coumadin (43 people, 15.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (87 people, 31.18%)
  • Chest Pain (66 people, 23.66%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (66 people, 23.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (64 people, 22.94%)
  • Heart Attack (62 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prilosec

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Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, ventricular tachycardia (latest reports from 16,723 Ventricular tachycardia patients).

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