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Review: could Vancomycin hcl cause Tachycardia?

Summary: Tachycardia could be caused by Vancomycin hcl, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zofran, and have Pain.

We study 2,159 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hcl from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia and more.

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Vancomycin hcl

Vancomycin hcl (latest outcomes from 2,206 users) has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min) (latest reports from 277,654 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, schizophrenia, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hcl. Among them, 71 people (3.30%) have Tachycardia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 260,079 people who have Tachycardia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tachycardia in Vancomycin hcl reports

Time on Vancomycin hcl when people have Tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tachycardia85.71%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Vancomycin hcl * :

FemaleMale
Tachycardia46.25%53.75%

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Vancomycin hcl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tachycardia0.00%4.29%10.00%2.86%11.43%20.00%32.86%18.57%

Severity of Tachycardia when taking Vancomycin hcl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tachycardia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tachycardia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (8 people, 11.27%)
  2. Prophylaxis (6 people, 8.45%)
  3. Anxiety (4 people, 5.63%)
  4. Staphylococcal infection (4 people, 5.63%)
  5. Insomnia (3 people, 4.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zofran (19 people, 26.76%)
  2. Bactrim (17 people, 23.94%)
  3. Lasix (16 people, 22.54%)
  4. Furosemide (15 people, 21.13%)
  5. Ativan (12 people, 16.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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