Lunesta and Tachycardia - from FDA reports

Tachycardia is found among people who take Lunesta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Tachycardia with Lunesta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,533 people who have side effects when taking Lunesta from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2018

18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Lunesta.
Among them, 135 people (0.73%) have Tachycardia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lunesta cause Tachycardia?

Time on Lunesta when people have Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Lunesta *:

  • female: 67.72 %
  • male: 32.28 %

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Lunesta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.91 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 11.65 %
  • 40-49: 18.45 %
  • 50-59: 36.89 %
  • 60+: 29.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 17 people, 12.59%
  • High Blood Pressure: 17 people, 12.59%
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 15 people, 11.11%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 13 people, 9.63%
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic: 13 people, 9.63%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa: 42 people, 31.11%
  • Lorazepam: 38 people, 28.15%
  • Lipitor: 37 people, 27.41%
  • Ambien: 34 people, 25.19%
  • Coumadin: 30 people, 22.22%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty: 55 people, 40.74%
  • Pain: 54 people, 40.00%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 51 people, 37.78%
  • Constipation: 45 people, 33.33%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 44 people, 32.59%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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