Review: could Zofran cause Acute Myocardial Infarction?


Summary

Acute myocardial infarction is found among people who take Zofran, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Metastases to bone . We study 22,426 people who have side effects while taking Zofran from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Acute myocardial infarction. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute myocardial infarction and more.

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Zofran

Zofran has active ingredients of ondansetron hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Zofran 22,994 users)

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack) has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, cardiogenic shock, haemoglobin decreased, ventricular fibrillation, hypotension (latest reports from 17,263 Acute myocardial infarction patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

22,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Zofran.
Among them, 118 people (0.53%) have Acute Myocardial Infarction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zofran cause Acute myocardial infarction?

Time on Zofran when people have Acute Myocardial Infarction *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Myocardial Infarction when taking Zofran *:

  • female: 36.21 %
  • male: 63.79 %

Age of people who have Acute Myocardial Infarction when taking Zofran *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.95 %
  • 20-29: 3.81 %
  • 30-39: 1.9 %
  • 40-49: 9.52 %
  • 50-59: 25.71 %
  • 60+: 58.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (16 people)
  • Nausea (10 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people)
  • Chest Pain (7 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (41 people)
  • Morphine (38 people)
  • Lasix (35 people)
  • Prilosec (30 people)
  • Nexium (30 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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