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Renal Impairment, Injury, Emotional Distress, Pain, Unevaluable Event, Fear, Anhedonia (7551333-1)
on May 31, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 56 years of age, weighting 249.0 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: renal impairment, injury, emotional distress, pain, unevaluable event, fear, anhedonia. Cartia Xt dosage: 120 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Cozaar (50 Mg, Qd)
  • Heparin
  • Versed
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt (81 Mg, Qd)
  • Trasylol (200 Ml, Unk, Loading Dose)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (300ml/3mg)
  • Lipitor (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Avandia (8 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Swollen Tongue, Abnormal Sensation In Eye, Wheezing, Paraesthesia Oral, Lip Pain, Eye Pain (7526148-0)
Patient was taking Cartia /00002701/. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: swollen tongue, abnormal sensation in eye, wheezing, paraesthesia oral, lip pain, eye pain on May 31, 2011 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , 51 years of age, . Cartia /00002701/ dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ventolin
  • Oxycontin (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Nexium
  • Noten
  • Neo-mercazole Tab


Unevaluable Event, Injury, Pain, Renal Failure Acute (7469600-9)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 15, 2008 by a Male taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: 300 Mg, Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 57 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: unevaluable event, injury, pain, renal failure acute.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cefuroxime (1.5 G, Unk)
  • Lidocaine (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Lasix (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Epinephrine (Unk)
  • Lipitor
  • Fresh Frozen Plasma (2 U, Unk)
  • Trasylol
  • Nitroglycerin (Unk)


Frequent Bowel Movements, Nausea, Rash, Eructation, Dyspepsia (7437020-9)
on Apr 21, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 149.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: frequent bowel movements, nausea, rash, eructation, dyspepsia. Cartia Xt dosage: 240mg One Qam Oral.


Cardiac Valve Disease, Cardiac Failure Congestive (7397080-0)
on Mar 29, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, weighting 240.5 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: cardiac valve disease, cardiac failure congestive. Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cellcept
  • Fosamax
  • Lovastatin
  • Myfortic
  • Nifedipine
  • Lovastatin
  • Labetalol
  • Triamcinolone
Patient was hospitalized.

Postoperative Renal Failure, Emotional Distress, Nervousness, Depression (7395220-0)
Patient was taking Cartia Xt. After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: postoperative renal failure, emotional distress, nervousness, depression on Feb 06, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 160.0 lb, . Cartia Xt dosage: 180 Mg, Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Nitroglycerin (Unk)
  • Trasylol (200 Ml, Once)
  • Glucotrol (10 Mg, Bid)
  • Hytrin (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Metformin (850 Mg, Bid)
  • Prinivil (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Protamine Sulfate
  • Amiodarone Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Cerebrovascular Accident (7364219-2)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 10, 2011 by a Female taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, weighting 260.6 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: cerebrovascular accident.
Associated medications used:
  • Captopril
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Diltiazem
  • Avandia (8mg Per Day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haematuria (7360002-2)
on Mar 13, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • atrial fibrillation
and was treated with Cartia Xt. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: haematuria. Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Multivitamin
  • Pradaxa (300 Mg)
  • Lisinopril
  • Amiodarone
  • Digoxin
  • Requip


Dyspepsia, Pain In Extremity (7313922-9)
on Jan 28, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
  • atrial fibrillation
and was treated with Cartia Xt. After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: dyspepsia, pain in extremity. Cartia Xt dosage: 240 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Digoxin (150 Mg)
  • Pradaxa (300 Mg)
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg)
  • Flecainide Acetate (200 Mg)
  • Niaspan (1000 Mg)
  • Asa (81 Mg)


Fall, Balance Disorder, Vomiting, Aptyalism, Dry Mouth (7301318-5)
Patient was taking Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: fall, balance disorder, vomiting, aptyalism, dry mouth on Feb 16, 2011 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , 70 years of age, . Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Spiriva
  • Atecard
  • Champix (Unk)
  • Lipitor
  • Centrum
  • Mogadon
  • Fish Oil
  • Lipex


Dystonia (7091475-0)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 05, 2010 by a Male taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 79 years of age, Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: dystonia.

Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Loss Of Consciousness, Pancreatitis, Polyarthritis (6844014-0)
on Jul 06, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 175.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Cartia Xt (watson Laboratories). After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, loss of consciousness, pancreatitis, polyarthritis. Cartia Xt (watson Laboratories) dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Hypokalaemia, Hyponatraemia, Renal Failure Acute (6726406-3)
on May 06, 2010 Female from AUSTRALIA , 86 years of age, was treated with Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: hypokalaemia, hyponatraemia, renal failure acute. Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Digoxin
  • Frusemide
  • Natrilix
  • Perindopril
  • Telmisartan
  • Pancrease
  • Quinate
  • Ranitidine


Haemorrhage (6724061-X)
Patient was taking Cartia Xt. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: haemorrhage on May 06, 2010 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , 68 years of age, . Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Augmentin Forte
  • Mobic


Blood Pressure Abnormal (6342180-7)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 03, 2009 by a Male taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: Po Qd) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 216.0 lb, After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: blood pressure abnormal.

Fall, Upper Limb Fracture (6341450-6)
on Aug 28, 2009 Male from AUSTRALIA , weighting 134.5 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: fall, upper limb fracture. Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Crampeze (Unk)
  • Panamax
  • Norvasc
  • Lanoxin
  • Stilnox
  • Stilnox (Unk)
  • Somac
  • Glucosamine (1000 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Discomfort, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (6296842-0)
on Jul 23, 2009 Female from AUSTRALIA , weighting 170.4 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: chest discomfort, lower respiratory tract infection. Cartia Xt dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Plavix
Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Discomfort, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (6275677-9)
Patient was taking Cartia Xt. After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: chest discomfort, lower respiratory tract infection on Jul 09, 2009 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 170.4 lb, . Cartia Xt dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Plavix
Patient was hospitalized.

Diarrhoea, Economic Problem, Fatigue, Heart Rate Decreased, Heart Rate Irregular, Product Substitution Issue (6268309-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 14, 2009 by a Male taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: 1 Capsule Once Daily Po) was diagnosed with
  • atrial fibrillation
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, weighting 159.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: diarrhoea, economic problem, fatigue, heart rate decreased, heart rate irregular, product substitution issue.
Associated medications used:
  • Diltiazem (1 Capsule Once Daily Po)


Musculoskeletal Pain (6252545-X)
on Jun 29, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: musculoskeletal pain. Cartia Xt dosage: 1 Daily 10 Or 11 Month 08.

Gastric Disorder, Rash, Skin Exfoliation, Urticaria (6246797-X)
on Jun 24, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, weighting 115.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood pressure increased
and was treated with Cartia 180 Mg. After Cartia was administered, patient encountered several Cartia side effects: gastric disorder, rash, skin exfoliation, urticaria. Cartia 180 Mg dosage: 180 Mg 1/day Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Heart Rate Increased, Heart Rate Irregular, Palpitations, Product Quality Issue (6132708-4)
Patient was taking Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: heart rate increased, heart rate irregular, palpitations, product quality issue on Mar 24, 2009 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 70 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and. Cartia Xt dosage: 240 Once Qd Po.
Associated medications used:
  • Diltiazem
  • Tiazac
  • Verapamil
  • Norvasc
  • Lisinopril
Patient was hospitalized.

Eating Disorder, Hypoaesthesia, Hypoaesthesia Oral, Joint Swelling, Lip Dry, Muscle Spasms, Speech Disorder (6112346-X)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 11, 2009 by a Male taking Cartia Xt (Dosage: 180 Mg. 2 X Day Oral) was diagnosed with
  • ventricular fibrillation
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, weighting 135.0 lb, Patient felt the following Cartia side effects: eating disorder, hypoaesthesia, hypoaesthesia oral, joint swelling, lip dry, muscle spasms, speech disorder.

(6093637-8)
on Feb 19, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Cartia Xt (watson Laboratories). . Cartia Xt (watson Laboratories) dosage: 240 Mg, Daily.

Diarrhoea, Dystonia, Nervousness, Restless Legs Syndrome (5963894-4)
on Nov 21, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, weighting 308.6 lb, was treated with Cartia Xt. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cartia side effects: diarrhoea, dystonia, nervousness, restless legs syndrome. Cartia Xt dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Celexa


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