Review: could Voltaren cause Irregular Heart Beat?


Irregular heart beat is found among people who take Voltaren, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Arthralgia . We study 19,947 people who have side effects while taking Voltaren from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Irregular heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heart beat and more.

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Voltaren has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Voltaren 21,795 users)

Irregular Heart Beat

Irregular heart beat has been reported by people with weight decreased, therapeutic agent toxicity, heart palpitations, fatigue, fall (latest reports from 16,645 Irregular heart beat patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

19,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren.
Among them, 56 people (0.28%) have Irregular Heart Beat

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Voltaren cause Irregular heart beat?

Time on Voltaren when people have Irregular Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heart Beat when taking Voltaren *:

  • female: 67.86 %
  • male: 32.14 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heart Beat when taking Voltaren *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 1.96 %
  • 40-49: 39.22 %
  • 50-59: 7.84 %
  • 60+: 47.06 %

Severity if Irregular Heart Beat when taking Voltaren **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Irregular Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (18 people)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (15 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (18 people)
  • Prempro (15 people)
  • Digoxin (8 people)
  • Lasix (5 people)
  • Aspirin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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