Review: could Atrial fibrillation cause Muscle cramps?
We study 41,598 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Atrial fibrillation (latest reports from 385,900 patients) is typically treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Digoxin, Metoprolol Tartrate.
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 50,406 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 41,593 people who have atrial fibrillation are studied. Among them, 25 (0.06%) have Muscle Cramps. They amount to 0.05% of all the 50,342 people who have Muscle Cramps on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Muscle cramps * :
|Muscle cramps||62.07%||37.93% |
Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Muscle cramps * :
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.57%||14.29%||85.71% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||55.56%||44.44%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 16.00%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 16.00%)
- Ill-defined disorder (3 people, 12.00%)
- Thyroid gland cancer (2 people, 8.00%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 8.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 8.00%)
- Heart rate irregular (2 people, 8.00%)
- Dvt (1 people, 4.00%)
- Diabetic neuropathy (1 people, 4.00%)
- Valve replacement (1 people, 4.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Tikosyn (16 people, 64.00%)
- Coumadin (14 people, 56.00%)
- Digoxin (8 people, 32.00%)
- Atenolol (5 people, 20.00%)
- Lasix (5 people, 20.00%)
- Cardizem (5 people, 20.00%)
- Synthroid (5 people, 20.00%)
- Xanax (5 people, 20.00%)
- Warfarin sodium (5 people, 20.00%)
- Allopurinol (4 people, 16.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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