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Review: could Prilosec cause Ventricular tachycardia?

Summary: Ventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 59,776 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

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,548 Prilosec users)

Ventricular tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, pain, arthritis. (latest reports from 13,158 Ventricular tachycardia patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 59,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 266 people (0.44%) have Ventricular Tachycardia.

Trend of Ventricular tachycardia in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Ventricular tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Ventricular tachycardia39.55%60.45%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%2.10%2.52%0.42%2.10%17.65%21.85%53.36%

Severity of Ventricular tachycardia when taking Prilosec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ventricular tachycardia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (23 people, 8.65%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 7.14%)
  3. Arthritis (18 people, 6.77%)
  4. Depression (15 people, 5.64%)
  5. Convulsion (14 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (65 people, 24.44%)
  2. Propulsid (63 people, 23.68%)
  3. Aspirin (57 people, 21.43%)
  4. Furosemide (47 people, 17.67%)
  5. Vioxx (47 people, 17.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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