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Review: could Atrial fibrillation cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Atrial fibrillation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Pradaxa.

We study 41,515 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,779 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (latest reports from 382,780 patients) is typically treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Digoxin, Amiodarone Hydrochloride.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,092,013 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 41,515 people who have atrial fibrillation are studied. Among them, 1,779 (4.29%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,094,003 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in atrial fibrillation reports

Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Diarrhea * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea56.96%43.04%

Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Diarrhea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.04%0.00%0.00%0.27%1.39%5.63%92.71%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea12.50%41.67%33.33%12.50%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (708 people, 39.80%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (280 people, 15.74%)
  3. Prophylaxis (203 people, 11.41%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (180 people, 10.12%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (155 people, 8.71%)
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (140 people, 7.87%)
  7. Cardiac disorder (103 people, 5.79%)
  8. Arthritis (86 people, 4.83%)
  9. Insomnia (83 people, 4.67%)
  10. Depression (80 people, 4.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Pradaxa (1,118 people, 62.84%)
  2. Digoxin (584 people, 32.83%)
  3. Aspirin (398 people, 22.37%)
  4. Coumadin (364 people, 20.46%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (289 people, 16.25%)
  6. Multaq (280 people, 15.74%)
  7. Lasix (259 people, 14.56%)
  8. Lisinopril (255 people, 14.33%)
  9. Furosemide (246 people, 13.83%)
  10. Simvastatin (204 people, 11.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Symptoms vary, but throat swelling has worsened. Each time medication is adjusted, symptoms increase. Overdose on Levothyroxine (double dosage) was severe enough to cause inability to walk barely a few steps, followed by diarrhea, stomach cramps and flu like symptoms that lasted a week or more.

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  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Also take glucosamine and chondroitin for osteoarthritis and vitamin B complex

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