Nimodipine and Arrhythmias - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Arrhythmias is found among people who take Nimodipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Nimodipine and have Arrhythmias. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,175 people who have side effects when taking Nimodipine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Feb, 07, 2023

1,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Nimodipine.
Among them, 16 people (1.36%) have Arrhythmias.

What is Nimodipine?

Nimodipine has active ingredients of nimodipine. eHealthMe is studying from 1,186 Nimodipine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Arrhythmias?

Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) is found to be associated with 4,278 drugs and 4,585 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Nimodipine and Arrhythmias reports submitted per year:

Could Nimodipine cause Arrhythmias?

Gender of people who have Arrhythmias when taking Nimodipine *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmias when taking Nimodipine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Common drugs people take besides Nimodipine *:

  1. Vitamin E: 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Trental: 4 people, 25.00%
  3. Ginkgo Biloba: 4 people, 25.00%
  4. Vitamin C: 4 people, 25.00%
  5. Plavix: 2 people, 12.50%
  6. Fluoxetine: 2 people, 12.50%
  7. Omeprazole: 2 people, 12.50%
  8. Lasix: 2 people, 12.50%
  9. Propofol: 1 person, 6.25%
  10. Pantoprazole: 1 person, 6.25%

Common side effects people have besides Arrhythmias *:

  1. Chills (felling of cold): 5 people, 31.25%
  2. Weight Decreased: 4 people, 25.00%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 25.00%
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 4 people, 25.00%
  5. Weakness: 4 people, 25.00%
  6. Rashes (redness): 4 people, 25.00%
  7. Rhinalgia (pain in the nose): 4 people, 25.00%
  8. Musculoskeletal Chest Pain (pain in chest muscle or nerve or bones): 4 people, 25.00%
  9. Eating Disorder: 4 people, 25.00%
  10. Skin - Clammy: 4 people, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 3 people, 18.75%
  3. Vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls): 2 people, 12.50%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 12.50%
  5. Eye Disorder: 2 people, 12.50%
  6. Vein Disorder: 1 person, 6.25%
  7. Stress Cardiomyopathy (stress-induced chronic disease of the heart muscle): 1 person, 6.25%
  8. Parkinson's Disease: 1 person, 6.25%
  9. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 1 person, 6.25%
  10. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 1 person, 6.25%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Nimodipine and have Arrhythmias?

Check whether Arrhythmias is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on nimodipine (the active ingredients of Nimodipine) and Nimodipine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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