Review: could Voltaren cause Irregular heart beat?
We study 19,602 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 (latest outcomes from 20,076 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.
Irregular heart beat
Irregular heart beat (latest reports from 88,338 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 19,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren. Among them, 55 people (0.28%) have Irregular Heart Beat. They amount to 0.06% of all the 88,330 people who have Irregular Heart Beat on eHealthMe.
Time on Voltaren when people have Irregular heart beat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heart beat||78.57%||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 beat||62.90%||37.10% |
Age of people who have Irregular heart beat when taking Voltaren * :
|Irregular heart beat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.75%||1.75%||40.35%||7.02%||49.12% |
Severity of Irregular heart beat when taking Voltaren ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heart beat||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heart beat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heart beat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthralgia (17 people, 30.91%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (15 people, 27.27%)
- Osteoarthritis (7 people, 12.73%)
- Inflammation (5 people, 9.09%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (20 people, 36.36%)
- Prempro (14 people, 25.45%)
- Digoxin (9 people, 16.36%)
- Prevacid (5 people, 9.09%)
- Aspirin (5 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Could the return of the irregular hearbeat be from the topical gel diclofenac sodium at 1%
From this study (5 years ago):
Had already found that I should not take Naproxin with beta blocker. Could it be that Voltaren gel even though topical can cause the same problem?
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