Atrial fibrillation and Cough - from FDA reports


Cough is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Pradaxa and have High blood pressure. We study 1,137 people who have Cough and Atrial fibrillation from FDA. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) can be treated by Warfarin sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide acetate, Digoxin, Pradaxa (latest reports from 157,474 Atrial fibrillation patients)


Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,673 Cough patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

1,137 people who have Atrial Fibrillation and Cough are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Cough when you have Atrial fibrillation?

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Cough *:

  • female: 51.66 %
  • male: 48.34 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Cough *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.15 %
  • 40-49: 2.09 %
  • 50-59: 7.31 %
  • 60+: 89.34 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (236 people, 20.76%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (135 people, 11.87%)
  • Stroke (110 people, 9.67%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (58 people, 5.10%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (51 people, 4.49%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Pradaxa (299 people, 26.30%)
  • Digoxin (172 people, 15.13%)
  • Aspirin (143 people, 12.58%)
  • Coumadin (138 people, 12.14%)
  • Lasix (117 people, 10.29%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (367 people, 32.28%)
  • Fatigue (202 people, 17.77%)
  • Weakness (176 people, 15.48%)
  • Dizziness (121 people, 10.64%)
  • Nausea (118 people, 10.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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