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Can Zofran cause skipping heartbeats?

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Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016
Question: Can zofran cause heartbeat to feel like it skips beats?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah (32 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, it can!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this heartbeat worry. Yes, Zofran causes a rapid heart rate which can make you feel like it is skipped. If this happened only after taking this drug, then it is understandable and there is no ned to be worried about this.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Above all, thanks for using our services.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ivo Ditah (12 minutes later)
Is it safe for me to continue to take zofran as it is the only thing that helps the nausea and vomiting?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah (21 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
What is your heartrate? Can you measure it?

Detailed Answer:
HI,

To make this decision, please communicate to me your heart rate and blood pressure value.

Sincerely,

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Can Zofran cause skipping heartbeats?

Brief Answer: Yes, it can! Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. I am so sorry to hear about this heartbeat worry. Yes, Zofran causes a rapid heart rate which can make you feel like it is skipped. If this happened only after taking this drug, then it is understandable and there is no ned to be worried about this. I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Above all, thanks for using our services.