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Review: could Soma cause Heart palpitations?

Summary: Heart palpitations could be caused by Soma, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 8,590 people who have side effects while taking Soma from FDA and social media. Among them, 222 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Soma

Soma (latest outcomes from 9,530 users) has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,643 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 8,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Soma. Among them, 222 people (2.60%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.07% of all the 310,650 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Soma reports

Time on Soma when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations66.09%33.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%12.26%15.57%25.00%36.79%10.38%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Soma ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (48 people, 21.62%)
  2. Anxiety (32 people, 14.41%)
  3. Back pain (28 people, 12.61%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (20 people, 9.01%)
  5. Sleep disorder (15 people, 6.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (53 people, 23.87%)
  2. Neurontin (52 people, 23.42%)
  3. Xanax (49 people, 22.07%)
  4. Prozac (46 people, 20.72%)
  5. Vioxx (45 people, 20.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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