Review: could Atrial fibrillation cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,472 people who have Atrial fibrillation. Among them, 11 experience Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Atrial fibrillation (latest reports from 372,353 patients) is typically treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Digoxin, Pradaxa.
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 3,159 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 41,435 people who have atrial fibrillation are studied. Among them, 11 (0.03%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.
Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||72.73%||27.27% |
Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||18.18%||63.64%||18.18% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Edema (3 people, 27.27%)
- Hypocalcaemia (2 people, 18.18%)
- Transplant - kidney (1 people, 9.09%)
- Hyperlipidemia (1 people, 9.09%)
- Hypokalemia (1 people, 9.09%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 9.09%)
- Drug addiction (1 people, 9.09%)
- Hypotension (1 people, 9.09%)
- Hypocalcemia - infants (1 people, 9.09%)
- Anxiety disorder (1 people, 9.09%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Coumadin (3 people, 27.27%)
- Xarelto (2 people, 18.18%)
- Lasix (2 people, 18.18%)
- Warfarin sodium (2 people, 18.18%)
- Pravachol (1 people, 9.09%)
- Nexium (1 people, 9.09%)
- Lovaza (1 people, 9.09%)
- Rapamune (1 people, 9.09%)
- Suboxone (1 people, 9.09%)
- Amoxicillin (1 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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80 mgs of Lasix BID brought the swelling down
From this study (11 months ago):
LBBB SHOWED UP ON EKG.....WAITING TO TAKE AN ECHOCARDIGRAM....I THOUGHT DILTIAZEM CAN CAUSE BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK
Y/.ZOHAR on May, 9, 2013:
I WAS UNDER WARFARIN TREATMENT FOR 7 MONTHS AFTER D.V.T. WITH LUNG EMBOLIISM. OEDEMA OF MY ANKLES APPEARED DURING THE ABOVE TREATMENT. WHEN I INTERRUPTED THE WARFARIN ( AFTER A 7 MONTHS TREATMENT)THE ABOVE MENTIONED OEDEMA SLOWLY DISSAPPEARED .
Y. ZOHAR M.D.
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