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Would you have Muscle cramps when you have Atrial fibrillation?





Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Chronic myeloid leukaemia, and take medication Tikosyn.

We study 25 people who have Muscle cramps and Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who have Atrial fibrillation and Muscle cramps >>>

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Digoxin, Pradaxa. (latest reports from Atrial Fibrillation 84,600 patients)

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Muscle cramps 10,796 patients)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 25 people who have atrial fibrillation and Muscle Cramps are studied.

Trend of Muscle cramps in atrial fibrillation reports

Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Muscle cramps * :

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps62.07%37.93%

Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Muscle cramps * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.45%13.79%82.76%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%55.56%44.44%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 16.00%)
  2. Anxiety (4 people, 16.00%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (3 people, 12.00%)
  4. Thyroid gland cancer (2 people, 8.00%)
  5. A-fib (2 people, 8.00%)
  6. Hypertension (2 people, 8.00%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 8.00%)
  8. Heart rate irregular (2 people, 8.00%)
  9. Dvt (1 people, 4.00%)
  10. Diabetic neuropathy (1 people, 4.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tikosyn (16 people, 64.00%)
  2. Coumadin (14 people, 56.00%)
  3. Digoxin (8 people, 32.00%)
  4. Atenolol (5 people, 20.00%)
  5. Lasix (5 people, 20.00%)
  6. Cardizem (5 people, 20.00%)
  7. Synthroid (5 people, 20.00%)
  8. Xanax (5 people, 20.00%)
  9. Warfarin sodium (5 people, 20.00%)
  10. Allopurinol (4 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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