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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Pondimin, and have Pain.
We study 2,649 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Verapamil hydrochloride has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 3,180 Verapamil hydrochloride users)
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 52,126 Heart palpitations patients)
On Feb, 21, 2015: 2,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hydrochloride. Among them, 42 people (1.59%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Verapamil hydrochloride when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :
|Heart palpitations||79.07%||20.93% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.56%||11.11%||33.33%||50.00% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Verapamil hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (3 people, 7.14%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 7.14%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 4.76%)
- Tachycardia (2 people, 4.76%)
- Gastrointestinal upset (1 people, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pondimin (6 people, 14.29%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 14.29%)
- Phentermine (4 people, 9.52%)
- Adipex-p (4 people, 9.52%)
- Lasix (4 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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