Review: could Prilosec cause Ventricular tachycardia?
Summary: Ventricular tachycardia could be caused by Prilosec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 59,677 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Ventricular tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ventricular tachycardia and more.
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Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,447 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart) (latest reports from 71,695 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, pain, arthritis.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 59,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 266 people (0.45%) have Ventricular Tachycardia. They amount to 0.37% of all the 71,566 people who have Ventricular Tachycardia on eHealthMe.
Time on Prilosec when people have Ventricular tachycardia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ventricular tachycardia||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Prilosec * :
|Ventricular tachycardia||39.55%||60.45% |
Age of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Prilosec * :
|Ventricular tachycardia||0.00%||2.10%||2.52%||0.42%||2.10%||17.65%||21.85%||53.36% |
Severity of Ventricular tachycardia when taking Prilosec ** :
How people recovered from Ventricular tachycardia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 8.65%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 7.14%)
- Arthritis (18 people, 6.77%)
- Depression (15 people, 5.64%)
- Convulsion (14 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (65 people, 24.44%)
- Propulsid (63 people, 23.68%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 21.43%)
- Furosemide (47 people, 17.67%)
- Vioxx (47 people, 17.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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