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Review: could Requip cause Arrhythmia (Arrhythmias)?





Summary: Arrhythmia is found among people who take Requip, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 11,435 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Requip

Requip has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from Requip 11,923 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.(latest reports from Arrhythmia 52,817 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 11,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip. Among them, 110 people (0.96%) have Arrhythmia.

Trend of Arrhythmia in Requip reports

Time on Requip when people have Arrhythmia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arrhythmia50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip * :

FemaleMale
Arrhythmia51.75%48.25%

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arrhythmia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.14%15.91%10.23%72.73%

Severity of Arrhythmia when taking Requip ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Arrhythmia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Arrhythmia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (19 people, 17.27%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (10 people, 9.09%)
  3. Hypertension (7 people, 6.36%)
  4. Thyroid cancer metastatic (5 people, 4.55%)
  5. Coronary artery disease (4 people, 3.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (33 people, 30.00%)
  2. Digoxin (32 people, 29.09%)
  3. Potassium chloride (26 people, 23.64%)
  4. Aspirin (24 people, 21.82%)
  5. Plavix (23 people, 20.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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