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Review: could Atrial fibrillation cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling could be caused by Atrial fibrillation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Edema, and take Coumadin.

We study 41,515 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. 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 382,813 patients) is typically treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Pradaxa.

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 3,389 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 41,505 people who have atrial fibrillation are studied. Among them, 11 (0.03%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling. They amount to 0.33% of all the 3,353 people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in atrial fibrillation reports

Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling72.73%27.27%

Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%110.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%18.18%63.64%18.18%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Edema (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Hypocalcaemia (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Transplant - kidney (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Hyperlipidemia (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hypokalemia (1 people, 9.09%)
  6. Acid reflux (1 people, 9.09%)
  7. Drug addiction (1 people, 9.09%)
  8. Hypotension (1 people, 9.09%)
  9. Hypocalcemia - infants (1 people, 9.09%)
  10. Anxiety disorder (1 people, 9.09%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Coumadin (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Xarelto (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Lasix (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Warfarin sodium (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Pravachol (1 people, 9.09%)
  6. Nexium (1 people, 9.09%)
  7. Lovaza (1 people, 9.09%)
  8. Rapamune (1 people, 9.09%)
  9. Suboxone (1 people, 9.09%)
  10. Amoxicillin (1 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • 80 mgs of Lasix BID brought the swelling down

    Reply

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • LBBB SHOWED UP ON EKG.....WAITING TO TAKE AN ECHOCARDIGRAM....I THOUGHT DILTIAZEM CAN CAUSE BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK

    Reply

    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.

    Reply

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