Could Requip cause Arrhythmia - from FDA reports


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 14,203 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA. Among them, 165 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 15,608 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis (latest reports from 111,430 Arrhythmia patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

14,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip.
Among them, 165 people (1.16%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Requip cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Requip when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip *:

  • female: 61.25 %
  • male: 38.75 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.53 %
  • 30-39: 9.16 %
  • 40-49: 16.79 %
  • 50-59: 10.69 %
  • 60+: 61.83 %

Severity of Arrhythmia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (43 people, 26.06%)
  • Digoxin (32 people, 19.39%)
  • Aspirin (28 people, 16.97%)
  • Plavix (27 people, 16.36%)
  • Protonix (24 people, 14.55%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Requip, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 8.48%)
  • Pain (10 people, 6.06%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (44 people, 26.67%)
  • Nausea (38 people, 23.03%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (38 people, 23.03%)
  • Pain (37 people, 22.42%)
  • Hypotension (37 people, 22.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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