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Review: could Rocephin cause Heart palpitations?

Summary: Heart palpitations is found among people who take Rocephin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. We study 10,919 people who have side effects while taking Rocephin from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Rocephin

Rocephin has active ingredients of ceftriaxone sodium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 11,002 Rocephin users)

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,177 Heart palpitations patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 10,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Rocephin. Among them, 113 people (1.03%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Rocephin reports

Time on Rocephin when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations85.00%0.00%15.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Rocephin * :

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations66.10%33.90%

Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Rocephin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%1.18%4.71%16.47%16.47%5.88%55.29%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Rocephin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (11 people, 9.73%)
  2. Anxiety (8 people, 7.08%)
  3. Prophylaxis (7 people, 6.19%)
  4. Insomnia (6 people, 5.31%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 40.71%)
  2. Digoxin (41 people, 36.28%)
  3. Coumadin (35 people, 30.97%)
  4. Lasix (30 people, 26.55%)
  5. Levaquin (28 people, 24.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I am currently being seen by a cardiologist to see if this medicine is causing my heart palpitations. It's scary!

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Took Kirkland Sleep Aid for four consecutive nights. Woke up on the fifth morning with strong heart palpitations every 15 to 20 minutes, which have continued over the past 36 hours consistently. Am now experiencing tightness of chest too.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Been on only 50mg for a little over a month. Reactions are recent. Calling doctor tomorrow.

    Reply

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