Could Macrobid, Tikosyn together cause Atrial fibrillation?
Atrial fibrillation: fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart.
This is a real world study of Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) among people who take Macrobid, Tikosyn. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 5 reports from FDA and social media.
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What are the drugs
Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,434 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Tikosyn (latest outcomes from 5,640 users) has active ingredients of dofetilide. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 13 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid, Tikosyn. Among them, 5 people (38.46%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking the drugs * :
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Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking the drugs * :
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Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking the drugs ** :
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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