Review: could Verapamil Hydrochloride cause Heart Palpitations?


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Verapamil Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Anxiety . We study 2,550 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Verapamil Hydrochloride

Verapamil hydrochloride has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Verapamil hydrochloride 3,401 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 73,238 Heart palpitations patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride.
Among them, 36 people (1.41%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Verapamil hydrochloride cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Verapamil Hydrochloride when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 40 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 63.89 %
  • male: 36.11 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 9.38 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 34.38 %
  • 60+: 53.12 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Asthma (2 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Omeprazole (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Glipizide (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Digoxin (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Aspirin (4 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Tightness (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Chest Pain (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Dyspnoea (5 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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