Review: could Verapamil cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations could be caused by Verapamil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Pondimin, and have Pain.
We study 2,602 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil 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 (latest outcomes from 3,130 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure, migraine. Commonly reported side effects of Verapamil hydrochloride include hypotension, fatigue, weakness, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,562 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hydrochloride. Among them, 42 people (1.65%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.01% of all the 310,650 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.
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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