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Review: could Voltaren cause Irregular heart beat (Heart Rate Irregular)?

Summary: 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 Joint pain.

We study 19,615 people who have side effects while taking Voltaren from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 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 arthritis. (latest outcomes from 20,090 Voltaren users)

Irregular heart beat

Irregular heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 15,712 Irregular heart beat patients)

On Mar, 22, 2015: 19,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren. Among them, 55 people (0.28%) have Irregular Heart Beat.

Trend of Irregular heart beat in Voltaren reports

Time on Voltaren when people have Irregular heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heart beat78.57%7.14%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irregular heart beat when taking Voltaren * :

Irregular heart beat62.90%37.10%

Age of people who have Irregular heart beat when taking Voltaren * :

Irregular heart beat0.00%0.00%0.00%1.75%1.75%40.35%7.02%49.12%

Severity of Irregular heart beat when taking Voltaren ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heart beat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heart beat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heart beat0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthralgia (17 people, 30.91%)
  2. Hormone replacement therapy (15 people, 27.27%)
  3. Osteoarthritis (7 people, 12.73%)
  4. Inflammation (5 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hypertension (5 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (20 people, 36.36%)
  2. Prempro (14 people, 25.45%)
  3. Digoxin (9 people, 16.36%)
  4. Prevacid (5 people, 9.09%)
  5. Aspirin (5 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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