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 14,742 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA. Among them, 170 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 15,620 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis (latest reports from 111,473 Arrhythmia patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

14,742 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip.
Among them, 170 people (1.15%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Requip cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Requip when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 53.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip *:

  • female: 60.98 %
  • male: 39.02 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Requip *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.5 %
  • 30-39: 9.02 %
  • 40-49: 16.54 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 62.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (39 people, 22.94%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (21 people, 12.35%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 8.24%)
  • Pain (10 people, 5.88%)
  • Depression (6 people, 3.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (42 people, 24.71%)
  • Digoxin (32 people, 18.82%)
  • Aspirin (28 people, 16.47%)
  • Plavix (27 people, 15.88%)
  • Protonix (24 people, 14.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (46 people, 27.06%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (40 people, 23.53%)
  • Nausea (39 people, 22.94%)
  • Pain (38 people, 22.35%)
  • Hypotension (37 people, 21.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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